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You can use a drug interaction checker whenever you have questions about drug-drug interactions or drug - food interactions. Here is one option (Drugs.Com): https://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.php Your pharmacist is also an excellent source of information.
depends : Dextromethorophan and Guaifenesin are commonly together in otc cough meds. Vicodin is a narcotic that also has tylenol (acetaminophen) and promethiazine is for nausea. While someone with no medical conditions and no other meds might take them without negative result it is always best to use least amt of medication as possible and to discuss interactions with prescribing provider. ...Read more
Can i take alka seltzer for cold with Lexapro (escitalopram) that contains acetaminophen
It's okay: It should not cause any harm to take alka seltzer while you have a cold. ...Read more
Yes, but . . .: It's always best to ask your prescribing doc & dispensing pharmacist what to take and what to avoid. They can only do that if you tell them everything you take including OTC. More importantly, you need to be very specific & detailed. For instance, there are many versions of Delsym, (dextromethorphan) each w/various medication recipes. Check out http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=844-2022,353-156 ...Read more
Is it safe to take nighttime sinus congestion medicine containing acetaminophen, chlorpheniramin maleate, and phenylephrine with delsym (dextromethorphan)?
Not physically: Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant in dayquil that can affect seratonin and nmda receptors. According to the world health organization, dextromethorphan can be psychologically addictive, but is not physically addictive. Given the medications you are on, there is likely an interaction that should be discussed with your treating physician. ...Read more
No problem: But whether they work or not is another issue. ...Read more
Yes: This should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Currently using albuterol sulfate inhaler and taking loratadine (both prescribed). Any interaction concerns if i take Mucinex (guaifenesin) as well?
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & Codeine: Hello. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and codeine taken together could make you sleepy so please make sure that you are not driving, operating equipment, or involved in any activities which require your cognition to be 100% on point! Are you taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to counteract itching from codeine? If so, you may need to talk to your provider about trying something different. ...Read more
Yes: All medications have the potential to interact with other medications. Some of these interactions are severe and some are minor. If you want to send me a list of medications i can review them for you and inform you of any interactions. ...Read more
Is there any drug interactions with delsym (dextromethorphan) 12 hr with azithromycin 200 mg once every 24 hrs. For a child 8 will be 9 in april.
I'm WORRYING! I take St. John's Wort for anxiety (600-900mg daily) and yest was prescribed Dextromethorphan (Diacol Syrup) 10ml x3 daily for 1 week. Internet says SERIOUS INTERACTION. I only took 2 doses of Diacol and stopped SJW abruptly. PLS HELP!!
You can: call National Poison control line at (800) 222-1222 or take him to the ER. Don't know his age. Please DON"T try to get emergency care via a general health education site - that is putting your child at risk - as you have no way to know when we will answer your question or if we will answer it. ...Read more
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Depends: Benylin (dextromethorphan) is a group name for different formulations, i.e. Different ingredients. These different crug components are metabolized at different rates depending on many factors, such as age, fever, digestive status, nature of condition being treated. Generally some response should be noted within 30 to 60 minutes after ingestion. ...Read more
Yes: You took over the dose, therefore, you over-dosed. You didn't harm yourself, however. Don't do it again. ...Read more
Dextromethorphan-: -is a safe cough suppressant with no contradiction, however if taken in sufficient amounts 2 get high, anything is dangerous.maybe not against exercise but in general. It is abnormal behavior & a very stupid thing 2 do but @ 46, there is no use in trying to change Ur habit without direction from an AODA councilor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I took Delsym 12 hour in the morning at 7am, when can I take my prescribed Guiatussin with codeine?
Cough medicine: Best to take codeine containing medication before bedtime for a restful night of sleeping ...Read more