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mucinex multi symptom cold

A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Per the company -----Children’s MUCINEX® Multi-Symptom Cold - Children under 4 years - DO NOT USE. Children’s MUCINEX® Night Time Multi-Symptom Cold ... Read More
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Okay: Depending on how much he weighs , it should be ok.
A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Cranshaw
32 years experience Pediatrics
No, not safe: Both of those medicines have similar ingredients, so they should not be taken together. 2 year olds should not take multi-symptom cold medicines. As ... Read More
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Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Not safe: Overlap of medications as active ingredients in both products poses a risk of overdose.
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
No: I have always hated these combination and multi symptom products due to the risk of overdosing. Straight Mucinex (guaifenesin) would be ok, it only ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: The two can be given together.As long as you follow the dose guidelines on both they are safe.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Weisberg
53 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No?: I would take one or the other.
A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
It's possible: Sinus allergies can mimic a "cold ". Try only one medicine at a time. Start with Claritin (loratadine) d or Allegra d , plus rest and liquids . Most a ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Mucinex is usually best to loosen the phlegm of a cough. Since you have congestion and cold symptoms best to use Mucinex for coughs. Perhaps an OTC an ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Acetaminophen: If you have fever, take acetaminophen, no more than 4 gm in one day. Rest of the stuff is not useful. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vege ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water an ... Read More

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