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Can i take tussin dm . I am 28 weeks pregnant?

Can i take tussin dm . I am 28 weeks pregnant?

Yes: It is relatively safe but only for short term use. You could try honey in hot tea - that was shown in a small study to be just as effective! ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Can i take tussin dm with Mucinex (guaifenesin) er?

Can i take tussin dm with Mucinex (guaifenesin) er?

No: There have been studies that show that honey works significantly better than cough / cold preparations. They do not work. My favorite thing to do for congestion or cough is simply saline to rinse out your sinuses, or the neil med sinus rinse which goes up and over to wash out your sinuses, but don't any of the otc cough/ cold stuff it just makes you worse. ...Read more

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Can I take a antihistamine along with Tussin DM?

Can I take a antihistamine along with Tussin DM?

Cough: Yes. Tussin DM is dextromethorphan hydrobromide and guaifenesin. An antihistamine should not be an issue. Just make sure you are taking it for the correct reason. Assume you are having an allergic reaction causing coughing? Cheers C ...Read more

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Can i take aleve-d cold and sinus with tussin dm?

Can i take aleve-d cold and sinus with tussin dm?

Yes- what symptoms?: Aleve (naproxen) d cold/sinus contains Naproxen (for pain/fever), Pseudoephedrine (nasal/sinus decongestant) limit 2 tablets/day.Swallow whole. Tussin dm liquid contains Guaifenesin /dextromethorpan (work together to suppress cough) limit 8 tablespoonsfull/day. It is safe to take these together depending on your symptoms. These are adult doses. See physician if symptoms worsen/persist for more than 7 days. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on tussin dm?

Can you overdose on tussin dm?

Absolutely: Dextromethophan is a cough suppressant but using too much can lead to many side effects including breathing problems, visual changes, blood pressure changes, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, sleepiness, dizzyness, convulsions, hallucinations, and more serious ones like coma in heavy doses. Minimize use following the label directions. If a cough persists, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is tussin dm pretty much the same as robotussin?

Is tussin dm pretty much the same as robotussin?

No: Robitussin (guaifenesin) is Guaifenesin which thins the mucous and may help with a cough, the dm part is detromethorphan which is a cough suppressant. ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of drinking tussin dm?

Can be abused by som: It has been abused by some due to dextromethorphan ingredient and can not be used in children less than 2 years age and needs to be used with caution in children as it can be toxic if used excessively it shuld only be used for short periods and not in asthmatics and smokers cough for long periods. ...Read more

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I took a regular dose (2 tsp) of non-drowsy tussin dm this morning for a cough. Am i alright to drink some beers tonight?

I took a regular dose (2 tsp) of non-drowsy tussin dm this morning for a cough. Am i alright to drink some beers tonight?

Yes, you can: There is no drug interaction for the tussin dm and alcohol. However, moderation is the key. If concerned, always discuss your questions with your pcp. Have fun. ...Read more

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Is tusson dm ok to take while pregnant? Im almost 7 months.

Is tusson dm ok to take while pregnant? Im almost 7 months.

Dextromethorphan: I ask my patients to use a cough syrup with DM (dextromethorphan) Get some plain guiafenisen or plain robitussin (guaifenesin). Its ok to use most cough drops as well. If congested use some pseudophed and if you have a sore throat cepacol is fine as is chloraseptic. ...Read more

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Pregnant three months is it safe to take metformin since she suffers from gestational DM?

Pregnant three months is it safe to take metformin since she suffers from gestational DM?

Talk w/your doctors: It is not FDA approved, but has been done successfully for over 60 years around the world. Ask what your doctors think. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Robitussin-DM while pregnant?

Is it safe to take Robitussin-DM while pregnant?

Yes, but not much.: Maternal use of standard otc doses of robitussin dm when used as an antitussive during the first trimester of pregnancy has not been found to increase the risk of teratogenic effects. Dextromethorphan should be avoided during pregnancy, though, due to its respiratory depressant and potential addictive effects on the mother-fetus unit. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm while pregnant?

Is it safe to take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm while pregnant?

Category C: Category a is safe. Category b likely safe, no evidence in humans. Category c is no evidence of harm in humans for sure but possible in animals. So there could be some risk. ...Read more

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