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Mucinex dx

A 77-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Mucinex: Often medications are held from midnight on of the day of procedure. Anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents may need to be held days before. Mucinex ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
What for?: What are you trying to treat? It generally is not a good idea to take multiple medications, including over the counter ones.
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
No: Better not, not meant for infants or toddlers, you haven't mentioned why do you want to use it with your child? Kindly call or see the pediatrician if... Read More
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
No: Cold preparations are not recommended under 6 years. Refer to AAP and CPS sites for parents. Gentle saline and suctioning is safe. A cool room and ext... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
Pulmonology 17 years experience
No: You should be fine. That is the max dosage recommended per day. I just wouldnt take any more today.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Not a problem: This will cause no harm. Continue your regular dose tomorrow.
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
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
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Wells
Psychiatry 45 years experience
Should be fine.: I can think of no reason why it should be a problem taking Mucinex while also taking Ambien (zolpidem) for insomnia.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Yes: Mucinex D tablets contain a combination of guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine. You can safely add Aleve or other NSAID safely.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Not recommended: The DM component is not recommended for children under 12 years of age. Plain mucinex to loosen mucus is recommended for them.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
Pulmonology 45 years experience
You can at your age: Yes you can take this combination but be careful cause of sleepiness and tired feeling with benadryl (diphenhydramine).

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