Pine Bluff, AR
A 19-year-old female asked:
Can mucinex (guaifenesin) dm be used for a person with asthma with mucus in throat...and a cough dry and productive?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics - Pulmonology 20 years experience
Not preferably: I never like to use medicine that has dm in it for my asthma patients. This suppresses cough and can have deleterious effects such as increased chance of lower airway infection by causing the mucus to get stuck there. I prefer an expectorant to keep the cough loose, giving you the ability to get it up and out of the airway.
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