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A 35-year-old male asked:

Can i take cough medicine with amoxicillin?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Most cough meds should not interact with amoxicillin. Usually contain dextromethorphan or a codeine-like cough suppressant. Do not mix with alcohol due to additive sedating effect.
Last updated Mar 30, 2021


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