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what is mucinex

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Decongestant spray: But do not use it for more than 5 consecutive days else you may end up worse off.

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Just is: The viscosity is what his fluids make, and sometimes hydration can help but there is no rx for it.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mucinex (guaifenesin): Mucinex (guaifenesin) has 600mg guaifenasin. Mucinex (guaifenesin) maximum strength has 1200mg guaifenasin.
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A 78-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Guaiafenesin: An otc expectorant drug - usually taken orally to assist the bringing up (expectoration) of phlegm from the airways.
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Dr. Bradley Younggren
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Reference: Here is a good reference for you. http://www.drugs.com/ambroxol.html.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
2 medicines: Its a combination of a medicine called Pseudoephedrine which is a decongestant that works by shrinking the blood vessels in the nose and an expectoran ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lee
Dr. David Lee answered
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Guaifenesin : This medication has a generic name of guaifenesin. It is an expectorant, which means that it helps loosen mucus or phlegm so it's easier to cough/cle ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dextromehorphan OD: Possible treatment for a dextromehorphan overdose includes intravenous fluids, use of activated charcoal, gastric lavage, a narcotic antagonist & resp ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
Antihistamine: An antihistamine. Used for treating allergies. Caution, it will probably cause drowsiness.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Mucinex allergy: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is used to treat cough & loosen mucus. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign sub ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dextromethorphan: Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
An NSAID: This is a form of Ibuprofen and therefore is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory med.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Darvocet: A pain killer which has been removed off the market due to association with cardiac toxicity.
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Treat pain: but propoxyphene (or Darvon) is no longer available in the US. This product, which is chemically quite close to methadone, was felt by many authoriti ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Tomberlin
21 years experience Pediatrics
Medications: guaifenesin is an expectorant (helps your body be able to get rid of mucous) and dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. Neither of these ingredients ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Guaifenesin OD: Treatment of a Guaifenesin overdose can include pumping the stomach or use of activated charcoal. Use of anti-seizure medications or sedatives is som ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
Fastin (phentermine) & Fenfluramin: Fastin (phentermine) is on the market as an appetite suppressing medication to be used for short-term weight loss. Fenfluramine was taken off the mark ... Read More
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
I am not sure: What i found online is that herb vaporizers are for smoking or inhaling marijuana through a vaporizer. Vaporizers in general are steam based machines ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: An overdose is defined as taking more than the recommended daily dose od a medication. Read the label and that should tell you.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: Inflammation of the bronchial tubes - usually caused by a virus. Can be worse and more chronic especially in people who smoke or have smoked.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Bronchitis: Inflammation within bronchi (airways.) can be viral bacterial and chemical. .Generally manifested as cough with wheezing and sometimes sputum producti ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Wiernik
55 years experience Hematology and Oncology
A lung infection: Its an infection of the airway tubes in the lungs and can lead to pneumonia if caused by a virus or bacterium. If caused by smoking it can lead to per ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience Pharmacology
Rx Vs OTC : Promethazine is an antihistamine may be used to treat allergic reactions and treat/prevent nausea/vomiting. Promethazine is by prescription only/shoul ... Read More
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