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Dr. Joseph Holtman
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Dextromethorphan (Definition)

Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


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Does Robitussin DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) contain antihistamine?

Does Robitussin DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) contain antihistamine?

No: Just a mucus thinner and a cough suppressant. In the future, you can just google the product and ascertain the ingredients on most drug products yourself. ...Read more

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Wat medicine contains syrup of cetirizine hydrochloride and ambroxol hydrochloride?

Wat medicine contains syrup of cetirizine hydrochloride and ambroxol hydrochloride?

?: unfortunately no such preparation in the US that I know of, guaifenesin can produce the same effect as ambroxol, loosen phlegm, at any rate if really sick , see your doctor for yourself or your child ...Read more

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Is Tussin long acting safe to take while breastfeeding (dextromethorphan HBr USP 15mg)?

Breast feeding: Hi, Dextromethorphan is compatible with breastfeeding, there is substantial human data which shows it is safe. ...Read more

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Guiatuss, organidin nr, robitussin, (guaifenesin) which is better?

Guiatuss, organidin nr, robitussin, (guaifenesin) which is better?

Mucinex (guaifenesin): Mucinex (guaifenesin) does not need to be taken as often as Robitussin both contain guaifinesen. If you have a cough, make sure to get a DM formulation that has a cough suppressant in it, dextromethorphan. Beware that some formulations have a decongestant, good if you have a stuffy nose, but can keep you up at night. Try to take a cough suppressant/guaifenesen to loosen secretions at night. See MD for Rx option ...Read more

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Is it okay to take acetaminophen, phenylephrine hci, dextromethorphan hbr, and chlorpheniramine while taking concerta and celexa (citalopram)?

Good Question: Generally speaking, most otcs are ok to take with Concerta and celexa, (citalopram) and certainly you should not stop either of the two to take the otc. But you should use your own experience to help you select any cold or congestion remedy. In particular, you should try to limit/avoid any stimulant-like meds (phenylephrine and sudafed) with adhd meds, esp. If is already combined with an antidepressant. ...Read more

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Adult dosing for Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm max?

Read below: For an adult taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm the max dose is 4 tablets in 24 hours. Ideally you take it 1-2 tablets every 12 hours. To maximize its effectiveness, you should drink plenty of water. If it is Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm maximum strength then max dose is 2 tabs/24 hours by taking 1 tab every 12 hours. ...Read more

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Promethazine, vicodin, dextromethorphan, and guaifenesin safe to take together?

Promethazine, vicodin, dextromethorphan, and guaifenesin safe to take together?

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

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Is taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with codeine safe?

Is taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with codeine safe?

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

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Is expired hydrocodone apap syrup safe?

Expired meds: Expired meds, including hydrocodone, still have potency, but perhaps not as much as the fresh medication. There is no danger in taking them, with rare exceptions. ...Read more

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Does Bromfed (brompheniramine) dm really expire?

Does Bromfed (brompheniramine) dm really expire?

Ultimately : Given enough time, all medications will expire. This means that the medication has lost its therapeutic action. Everything gets old, even medications. The decay rate differs with different drugs. ...Read more

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Is promethazine dm equivilant to codine cough syrup?

Is promethazine dm equivilant to codine cough syrup?

Not equivalent: but dextromethorphan in adequate dosage has cough suppressant activity equivalent to codeine. ...Read more

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Is diphenhydramine hydrochloride and doxylamine succinate ok together?

Is diphenhydramine hydrochloride and doxylamine succinate ok together?

Caution Required: Both drugs have similar "mechanisms of action." therefore, the effects they produce are "additive" and, in theory, can pile up to create more effects than would be predicted if each drug were taken by itself...Almost as if 1+1=3! both drugs produce sedation and have anti-histamine properties. So, excessive sleepiness or agitation can happen. Be cautious..Speak to your provider or pharmacist! ...Read more

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Can an adult take delsym (dextromethorphan) and tessalon perles together?

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

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Benylin (dextromethorphan) or zzquil. Which works better?

Benylin (dextromethorphan) or zzquil. Which works better?

Healthtap: Doctors on healthtap are asked not to endorse particular products or product lines. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Benylin (Definition)

Benylin is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Delsym (Definition)

Delsym is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more