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What is the best cough expectorant? i don't want a cough suppressant because i want to get the mucous out.

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Dr. Oscar Novick answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Expectorant: Guaifenesin containg cough medicines work best as expectorants.

Answered 8/8/2015

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Water: Drink clear fuids---such as water, apple juice, pear juice or white grape juice. These fluids will thin mucus. Milk, orange juice etc will thicken mucus. Showers will help to thin mucus also--2 or 3 a day till better. Saline nasal spray or saline sinus lavage will also help. Feel better.

Answered 4/4/2018

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