A 61-year-old female asked:
if i am taking a mucinexdm pill can i also take an over-the-counter cough syrup? just want to make sure they r safe together
1 doctor answer
Dr. Anthony Rooklin answered
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Perhaps: The cough suppressant in Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm is dextromethorfan. It is ralatively mild cough suppressant and ofter combined with an anti-histamine. I'm not sure what other cough medicine you want to use. Codeine often works better and is available by prescription. If the cough is persistant you probably should see your physician.
Answered on Feb 17, 2015
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