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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Medician Question: This combination could make you very sleepy so be careful - in some cases there could be serious consequenses. See your doctor for more definitive tre ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Resolving: You may be resolving your initial viral illness, but if there are fever spikes, please see your PCP right away. Nasal secretions may be cleared with n ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Too many: While fluticasone is fine, you are mixing codeine and Mucinex DM (not just Mucinex) which also contains an opiate. Throw in promethazine and you may e ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call her OB MD: This question should be addressed by her treating OB MD to be certain fetal safety is considered in the answer.
A 34-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 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Same medication: Mucinex (guaifenesin) and Robitussin are both Guaifenesin. The maximum dosage from all sources is 2400 mg/day. Make sure to drink copious water and ... Read More
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A 34-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).
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Cassady
35 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: Check drugs.Com for interaction. I offer big caution on dm (dextromethorphan) which causes lots of unexpected problems and interactions. Consider pure ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: If tolerated separately, ok to take together. There are no significant interactions here.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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No: The mixing of the two will have you taking too much dm or dextromethorifan.
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