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Can You Take Mucinex If You Have Glaucoma
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
Yes safe, but: Which nyquil? Read the labels carefully and don't exceed recommended dose for either, best wishes ...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
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?
Shouldn't be: A problem- don't use too much ibuprophen- rough on stomach ; possibly heart. ...Read more
Diurex & mucinex (guaifenesin): It is not ideal. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is an expectorant to help you loosen up phlegm and help you clear the mucus from your lungs. Diurex is a diuretic that will dehydrate you and likely lead to thickening of mucus and phlegm. Diurex will effect efficacy of Mucinex (guaifenesin) but not the other way around. ...Read more
Mucinex (guaifenesin) D: Hello, I often hear the very same question regarding daily decongestant usage. My opinion is that I would rather my patients use an intranasal steroid daily with plain Mucinex (guaifenesin) as needed. The pseudo fed used in the Mucinex (guaifenesin) d will cause an elevated heart rate, blood pressure changes, sleep cycle interruptions and finally it may cause urinary retention in men. So avoid the daily use of pseudo fed. ...Read more
No problems: In recommended doses, this combination should pose no problems. ...Read more
Varies: The expiration on any drug varies by the manufacturer and the drug being produced. Some drugs expire quickly, in weeks to months. Most will expire in about a year after you purchase them. Pharmacies constantly update their inventory to give you the best length of time before expiration. It is not good to use expired medications. ...Read more
Dextromethorphan has never been shown in studies to relieve any symptom of colds, flu, allergies, bronchitis or pneumonia, including cough, and can be dangerous in high doses.
If you have thick mucous, use PLAIN guafenesin (Mucinex). If you have nausea or a cough use PLAIN phenergan, or (for cough) phenergan + codeine or hydrocodone (but you will need an rx for phenergan + anything).
Medication interacti: There is no interaction between these two medications. ...Read more
Yes: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help you sleep and help with excess mucus production. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is called an expectorant as it helps thin and loosen mucus to make your cough more effective at clearing the mucus from your lungs. There should be no problem taking these two medications together. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, there are no contraindications to this unless you have an allergy to any of the medicines (guafenesin, Pseudoephedrine or fexofenadine). These are commonly combined to treat cold symptoms and are available over the counter. Take as directed unless contraindicated by your physician. ...Read more
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I would suggest reviewing the delivery system of your Albuterol. It is available as an inhaler and can be used with a spacer device.
For your congestion, nasal saline rinses may help and Mucinex may not be needed. Stay well hydrated and rest. If you experience fever, respiratory worsening or chills, PCP visit. Pls ...Read more
Simprex/Mucinex: As prescribed, should be ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
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