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Is it a bad idea to take acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, phenylephrine, diphenhydramine, & tetrahydrocannabinol together?

Is it a bad idea to take acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, phenylephrine, diphenhydramine, & tetrahydrocannabinol together?

Multiple mes: Yes- all the meds you mentioned can have additive effects when taken together. Please talk to your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Holtman
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Dextromethorphan (Definition)

Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


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I am strictly breastfeeding my son and came down with a cold. I'm looking for medicine I can take while breastfeeding. Is Rexall Daytime cold/flu ok? It has acetaminophen dextromethorphan and phenylephrine

I am strictly breastfeeding my son and came down with a cold. I'm looking for medicine I can take while breastfeeding. Is Rexall Daytime cold/flu ok? It has acetaminophen dextromethorphan and phenylephrine

Breastmilk: You must balance the possibility of your child having side effects from medication in his food with the amount of relief you may have from the medication. Try a steamy shower, hot beverages, drink plenty of fluids and try to rest if at all possible. ...Read more

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Can i take amoxycilin clav 875-125mg with common cold medicine acetaminophen/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine to lessen the effects of throat infection ?

Can i take amoxycilin clav 875-125mg with common cold medicine acetaminophen/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine to lessen the effects of throat infection ?

Antibiotics URI: No interactions between these meds. There is no evidence to support the use of antibiotics in the treatment of the common cold. Antibiotic treatment causes more harm than benefit. Antibiotics should only be used for bacterial pharyngitis (strep throat). The most common causes of pharyngitis are viral agents. Bacterial coinfections may occur. A rapid strep test or culture can confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take 8 pills each containing: 500mg acetaminophen, 15mg dextromethorphan hbr, and 2mg chloropheniramine meleate. Are these the right pills?

Is it okay to take  8 pills each containing: 500mg acetaminophen, 15mg dextromethorphan hbr, and 2mg chloropheniramine meleate. Are these the right pills?

The maximum adult: dose of acetaminophen is 4,000 mg./24 hrs. Overdose can cause liver damage,. Check all your prescription & non-prescription medications for drug interactions & for ingredients like APAP, AC, Acetaminoph, Acetaminop ot Acetamin, or ask your doctor or pharmacist for help.Adult dose of DM is 60-120 mg/24 hrs. DM + antihistamine increases sedation. Don't drive till you know how drowsy it makes you. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Benylin (Definition)

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Delsym (Definition)

Delsym is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more