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Can You Take Robitussin Dm And Aleve At The Same Time
Yes: Different classes of meds that do not cross react unless you are allergic. ...Read more
I have a bad cold/cough with sinus pressure and a deep cough in my chest. Is it safe to take Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus and Robitussin DM at the same time?
2 Cough supressants: You are intending to take Robitussin DM, a medicine that has a cough suppressant and expectorant, with benzonatate, tessalon, which is also a cough suppressant. Instead, take the robitussin DM because it has the expectorant with it as well. Studies show that the combination of benzonatate and guaifenesin is excellent as well but should not be stacked with dextromethorphan. Good luck. ...Read more
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
What is the proper dose of Robitussin DM (marked by the same manufacturer under the name "Tukol D" in Mexico) for a 90lb child?
YES, altho both: acyclovir and dextromethorphan (the DM part of "Robitussin DM Max) can cause dizziness. Taking them together might increase the chance of that happening. But, as long as you aren't doing something potentially dangerous like climbing a ladder, you should be fine. Get well soon! Dr. Anne ...Read more
I just used a dose of Robitussin (DM) without reading the "do not use" portion, should I be nervous since I take 100mg Sertraline?
Cough: It is ok to take Robitussin-DM during the first trimester. ...Read more
BP: Yes, it should cause you no problem ...Read more
Yes he can: Yes he can, there is no reason why he can not, probably need adult dose based on his weight. ...Read more
Can I take these two medications together for my cough/congestion and allergies? Allegra (fexofenadine) d and Robitussin-DM
Yes you can.: Take them alternately and not at the same time. ...Read more
Hi I took robitussin dm (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) about 3 hours ago and it hasn't helped, is it to soon to take some NyQuil?
Maybe: Just take a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) it'll knock you out. If you are coughing and miserable make an appointment with your doctor and get the codeine cough syrup and get 10 hours of sleep. It will help. Sleep works wonders and the codeine cough syrup is godsent for coughs keeping you up at night until you recover from your cold. ...Read more
Is it okay to take Robitussin DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) and NyQuil together. I'm kinda worried. I didn't think about it until after I took them.
Not recommended: There should be no need to take both of those medications simultaneously as their effects will become additive. Stick with one of these and follow directions. ...Read more
My doc said I'm suffering from allergies, im on zertec and a nose spray, I have had no relief and I can't stop coughing. Can I take Robitussin-DM also?
Yes: Likely answer is yes. But you can/should check with you pharmacist for any potential interactions. ...Read more
How easy is it to scratch or cut my esophagus if I swallowed Robitussin-DM capsules but cracked them first in my mouth, also how long does stomach acid take to dissolve the capsule.
Take it easy: Those capsules will get digested by the stomach acid, as they are not made of steel. You should be alright. ...Read more
I am 33 weeks pregnant. Is it safe to take Robitussin-DM max? I ave a runny nose and cough/congestion. When I cough the right side of my torso hurts.
No: Robitussin dm (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) contains alcohol, which while it is not in a large amount, can be significant if you are taking even recommended doses every 4 hours or so. There is no amount of alcohol considered safe in pregnancy, so I would ask your pharmacist for an alcohol-free cough medication safe in pregnancy. The other stuff in it are dextromethorphan and antihistamines. Your OB is your first/best advisor. ...Read more
Why does my stomach ache so bad (maybe lasts for 3 mins) after I take Robitussin DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan)? I took meal before taking this medicine.
Not that I know of: There is a reason people say something tastes like cough medicine.....The ingredients and many have an alcohol base that just makes them taste yucky. I would look for it as a pill or look to other possibilities. Honey and lemon are known to be excellent for coughs. Warm drinks help him phlegm. Elderberry is excellent for coughs. It contains sambucous and sambucous is good for mucous. ...Read more
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