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Is it safe take children mucinex (guaifenesin) multi symptom cold nighttime with prescription bromphenir-pseudoephed-dm together?

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Dr. Janet Cranshaw
34 years experience
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. Ask your doctor what is safe for children under 6.
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Not safe: Overlap of medications as active ingredients in both products poses a risk of overdose.
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 27 years experience
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 has the expectorant, but the combo is likely going to have compounds that overlap with the Bromfed dm.

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