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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 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Yes: It is safe to take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and Diphenhydramine at the same time.
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A female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Tussin DM treats coughs. It may not be helpful for a cold. It contains an expectorant which thins mucous and the DM part which quiets a cough. Try an ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
You can, but: If you are not allergic to the contents and have a cold, taking an OTC med with DM (dextromethorphan) may be taken and should help you sleep. I woul ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bromfed (brompheniramine) DM: The normal dosing of Bromfed (brompheniramine) dm is four hours, so i think it should be fine to take in four hours.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest not giving these medications to her. Instead please use nasal saline drops, gentle suction and cool air mist.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Probably: After 4 hours the benadryl level in the body has declined. The bromfed has a similar sedating effect but if this is near bedtime I don't see a problem ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: I would regard this as some delayed intolerance of the combination of the syrup and medications as long as the nausea and vomiting settled down with n ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: Probably not a good idea. Bromfed and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) both contain "antihistamine" medications which act via the same mechanism. This com ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Which Robitussin DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan)?: There is one for night time, which contains antihistamine, doxylamine, so Benadryl (diphenhydramine) then would be an extra dose, you need to be caref ... Read More

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