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1200 Mg Mucinex
No: You should be fine. That is the max dosage recommended per day. I just wouldn't take any more today. ...Read more
After taking 1200 mg, Mucinex (guaifenesin) expectorant, I am still unable to break up mucus when coughing? What next?
I am prescribed vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 70 mg and this morning I took a mucinex maximum strength 1200 mg exporetant. Can I still take my vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) today?
What for?: What are you trying to treat? It generally is not a good idea to take multiple medications, including over the counter ones. ...Read more
No: Cold preparations are not recommended under 6 years. Refer to AAP and CPS sites for parents. Gentle saline and suctioning is safe. A cool room and extra humidity may help. All the best. ...Read more
Yes safe, but: Which nyquil? Read the labels carefully and don't exceed recommended dose for either, best wishes ...Read more
Not a problem: This will cause no harm. Continue your regular dose tomorrow. ...Read more
No, and why are you: Asking? If you are trying to OD, you need to contact your doctor immediately, call a suicide hotline and get help. Mucinex (guaifenesin) itself is just guanifenisin, which doesn't really have any toxicity even in high doses. However, there are versions of the medication that have antihistamines, decongestants and dextromethorphan, and all of these in higher doses can cause problems, although rarely serious. ...Read more
Yes, this is a common combination for treatment of cold symptoms. You might prefer to take with food to minimize nausea, particularly the Aleve. You could also take an hour or so apart if taking all that medicine at once causes nausea.
Feel better soon. ...Read more
Yes, if adult: Assuming the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is 25mg per capsule, it is ok to take 2 with plain Mucinex for relief of cold symptoms with thick mucus drainage for adults. Realize that Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may cause sedation and should not be used if the individual will be driving or operating machinery. ...Read more
Not a good: Idea. Firstly, when sick drinking alcohol is not good. Though it will be 14 hours after your last dose of Mucinex before you intend to drink reducing possible interaction with especially the Mucinex DM type that could have combined sedating effect. Enjoy your night minus Alcohol if possible ...Read more
Can you become dependent on Zyrtec or mucinex? I've been taking them for a week to get off a cold I have.
Shouldn't be: A problem- don't use too much ibuprophen- rough on stomach ; possibly heart. ...Read more
Mucinex (guaifenesin) definition: Mucinex is the brand name for the generic drug guaifenesin. It is used as an expectorant agent (used to cut the thickness/viscosity of mucus secretions created by the sinuses, pharynx, larynx, trachea and bronchi by actually increasing the amount of respiratory tract fluid). It is a very safe over-the-counter medication with infrequent side effects www. Mainlineent. Com. ...Read more
No (if used alone): Mucinex (guaifenesin) alone is not associated with drowsiness. Common side effects may include headache, dizziness, nausea/vomiting. Be careful when using combination products which may contain antihistamines as these may cause drowsiness. Take with a full glass of water. Do not use for > 7 days. If problem persists /worsen see a doctor. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Mucinex (guaifenesin) side effects: Like any medication, there are side effects that can occur with the use of mucinex (guaifenesin). Side effect do not always occur in everyone that takes a medication. Most common with Mucinex (guaifenesin) is nausea and vomiting. Can be as serious as facial swelling: lips, tongue. Always check with your prescribing doctor and pharmacist. ...Read more