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mucinex dm and nyquil

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Recommend against: Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and nyquil both contain the decongestant dextromethorphan. You can use nyquil and regular mucinex (guaifenesin).

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A member asked:
Dr. Inocencio Candelaria
16 years experience Family Medicine
Together can be okay: just remember that they have similar ingredients, you are taking the same thing essentially, talk to your doctor for more information, I am available ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Should be OK.: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is an expectorant called guanefesin while nyquil is a combination of pain reliever, cough suppressant, antihistamine/hypnotic, a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Not recommended: usually not recommended together. if must 6 to 8 hrs apart if not drowsy
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
OD?: Accidentally or otherwise, please have someone take u to the er.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes assuming 1 dose: There are several online medication information resources & drug-drug interaction checkers available for consumers. Check out http://www.drugs.com ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
NyQuil and some: Robitussins (guaifenesin) contain alcohol, so you are starting off with alcohol in your system. This will mean that you will get more "drunk" faster. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, but: be careful when using Virtussin AC as it contains codeine, don't exceed the prescribed dose and don't take it with CNS suppressants or alcohol, best w ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Not recommended: The DM component is not recommended for children under 12 years of age. Plain mucinex to loosen mucus is recommended for them.

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