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A 43-year-old female asked:

on 2nd day of 6 steroids for bronchitis. zero lung tightness, just can't seem to cough up stuff. was wondering if i can take mucinex (guaifenesin) and would that help?

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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Mucolytic: Many patients have trouble coughing up phlegm and mucolytics such as a gaufinesin (mucinex) are definitely a good option. Other patients experience relief from humidified air- best of luck.

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