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A 30-year-old female asked:

For a severe cold with bad cough, what otc meds are okay (safe) while taking 140mg of liquid methadone daily? are dayquil and nyquil among the safe?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ask your MD: If you are on methadone, your md who prescribes it can let know what is OK to take with this medication. I would just try nasal saline solution and and some honey and tea.
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 38 years experience
Cough: while using methadone nyquil is contraindicated dayquil or Mucinex (guaifenesin) should be ok

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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