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A 51-year-old male asked:

Healthy male, 51-years old. have very bad bronchitis since january 31. i was prescribed meds and i was also told to take mucinex dm max every 4-hours. i have been taking this every 4 hours since jan 31. how long can i keep taking this every 4 hours?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Too often, too long: Mucinex DM is to be taken twice a day for only few days during peak symptoms.if you still experience cough and respiratory symptoms after 1 month it’s time to let your prescriber know.
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