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tussin dm adverse effects

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Can be abused by som: It has been abused by some due to dextromethorphan ingredient and can not be used in children less than 2 years age and needs to be used with caution ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Rohde
34 years experience General Practice
Absolutely: Dextromethophan is a cough suppressant but using too much can lead to many side effects including breathing problems, visual changes, blood pressure c ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
In some people: Dm is dextromethorphan, which can act like a neurotransmitter of a stimulatory nature.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Rohde
34 years experience General Practice
No: Robitussin (guaifenesin) is Guaifenesin which thins the mucous and may help with a cough, the dm part is detromethorphan which is a cough suppressant.
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Cough: Yes. Tussin DM is dextromethorphan hydrobromide and guaifenesin. An antihistamine should not be an issue. Just make sure you are taking it for the cor ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Shivinder Deol
45 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
No: Try melatonin and magnesium instead.
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Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience Pharmacology
Yes- what symptoms?: Aleve (naproxen) d cold/sinus contains Naproxen (for pain/fever), Pseudoephedrine (nasal/sinus decongestant) limit 2 tablets/day.Swallow whole. Tussi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Yes: Yes, that's fine. No problem.
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A member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It is relatively safe but only for short term use. You could try honey in hot tea - that was shown in a small study to be just as effective!
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audrey Rogers
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: There have been studies that show that honey works significantly better than cough / cold preparations. They do not work. My favorite thing to do fo ... Read More
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