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Is it ok to take benzonatate with an over the counter cough medicine that has dextromethorphan and guaifenesin in it?
Cough meds: i think you mean antihistamines, which are used to decrease the body's reaction to allergens and some viruses such as the cold virus. They help decrease mucus production. Other meds used for cough include: guaifenesin (expectorant), dextromethorphan (cough suppressant), and benzonatate (rx anesthetic that reduces cough reflex). Each can be found in a single ingredient form. Ask your pharmacist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Due to a condition with my lungs I am coughing to the point of tears, i take Xanax for insomnia and anxiety. Can i take cough medicine with my xanax?
Five year old daughter nonproductive cough. Children's Mucinex cough medicine not helping. Also tried vapor rub and cough drops. Nothing is helping.
No cough medicine: The best medicine for cough is the medicine that treats the reason you are coughing. If your cough is due to asthma you need to treat asthma. If its due to reflux treat the reflux. If its due to pneumonia, bronchitis or sinusitis then treat the infection. I do not like treating symptoms unless i know the cause. If you have a persistent cough you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Knowledge: The first step in treating a cough is to understand why it is happening (infection, asthma, underlying lung disease, allergy, gastric reflux, vocal cord problem, etc). Several treatment strategies exist for each cause and need to be appropriately tailored for your individual situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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