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A 59-year-old female asked:

Can you take mucinex (guaifenesin) dm for high blood pressure patients?

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Dr. Jessica Allan
Dr. Jessica Allananswered
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Ok: Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM contains Dextromethorphan a cough suppressant and Guaifenesin an expectorant. The combo is used to treat cough and chest congestion caused by common colds, bronchitis, sinus infections. Should not elevate blood pressure. Avoid decongestants; names like pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, phenylephrine, naphazoline and oxymetazoline which can increase blood pressure
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Can i take Mucinex (guaifenesin) if I have high blood pressure?

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Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: Yes you can, given that you take Mucinex (guaifenesin) for a short period of time and monitor your BP periodically.
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