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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
44 years experience Pulmonology
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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Dr. Thomas Hansbrough
44 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes, if adult: Assuming the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is 25mg per capsule, it is ok to take 2 with plain Mucinex for relief of cold symptoms with thick mucus draina ... Read More
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A 3-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Nasal saline: Zarbees contains honey and this is often soothing and lessens cough. Nasal saline rinses may be as effective. Avoiding multiple over the counter medic ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Mucinex (guaifenesin) and Water: Not only can water be taken with mucinex, (guaifenesin) but it really should be taken with water, because the active component, guaifenicin actually ... Read More
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A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better avoid: Cold remedies with an antihistaminic included as diphenhydramine, which is the case with mucinex night time for children, if your child is on risperid ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
No interaction: Ibuprofen can be used to treat fever if your child is very uncomfortable; not every fever needs treating (even high fever if your child looks well). ... Read More
A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest an inbox consult and/or an appointment with your physician. The mucinex should be stopped and the cause of the cough determined. If t ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Once melted: Yes, the medication works better with plenty of fluids, just be sure the "melt" has melted before you start drinking, .
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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Should be ok: This is one reason the government advises against using cough and cold medicines in young children. The benefits are small, and sometimes kids get too ... Read More
A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
Same thing: Don't double up on any medicine, as an overdose can cause potentially serious problems.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Avoid dehydration: Cool air mist, nasal saline, fluids will help to keep the mucus thin. Watch for any signs of respiratory distress, fever spikes and rest as much as po ... Read More

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