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I had a sip of Tussin CF cough syrup. Will I fail a drug test (dip stick or lab) 24 hours after?

I had a sip of Tussin CF cough syrup. Will I fail a drug test (dip stick or lab) 24 hours after?

Maybe: This medication may interfere with certain medical/laboratory tests (including urine 5-HIAA/VMA levels, brain scan for Parkinson's disease), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use this drug.
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Is tussin a good cold medicine?

Is tussin a good cold medicine?

It can be used: Tussin is a combination med with dextromethorphan and guaifenesin, which may relieve symptoms of congestion with cold and may benefit foe a short 2to3 days use. ...Read more

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Can you take adult tussin for a cold if taking amox tr-k clv?

Can you take adult tussin for a cold if taking amox tr-k clv?

Yes: The adult tussin is likely to do a lot more good than than amox tr-k-clv, which is a placebo when it comes to treating colds. ...Read more

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Can tussin CF harm me if im pregnant?

Can tussin CF harm me if im pregnant?

No: This medication contains dextromethorphan, guanenisine and phenylephine. These have not proven harmful in pregnancy. Some would avoid phenylephine in 1st trimester, or use only if necessary. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what tussin pearls are?

Can you tell me what tussin pearls are?

Perles: Tessalon Perles (benzonatate) (Zonatuss) are used to treat coughing. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on tussin dm?

Can you overdose on tussin dm?

Absolutely: Dextromethophan is a cough suppressant but using too much can lead to many side effects including breathing problems, visual changes, blood pressure changes, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, sleepiness, dizzyness, convulsions, hallucinations, and more serious ones like coma in heavy doses. Minimize use following the label directions. If a cough persists, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can I take Tussin with amoxicillin?

Can I take Tussin with amoxicillin?

Yes you can: Yes you can take it as there is no drug interaction and these are often prescribed together ...Read more

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Should I drink coffee while taking tussin cf?

Should I drink coffee while taking tussin cf?

Hepped up: F you drink your coffee black you might fel overly peppy. Thecombination may get you all hepped up. ...Read more

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Can I take wal tussin while pregnant?

Can I take wal tussin while pregnant?

Yes: This is fine to use for a few days to help with symptoms of a cold during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of drinking tussin dm?

What are the negative effects of drinking tussin dm?

Can be abused by som: It has been abused by some due to dextromethorphan ingredient and can not be used in children less than 2 years age and needs to be used with caution in children as it can be toxic if used excessively
it shuld only be used for short periods and not in asthmatics and smokers cough for long periods. ...Read more

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Can I take q-tussin cough dm medicine when I'm taking aprodine?

Can I take q-tussin cough dm medicine when I'm taking aprodine?

Yes you can: Q tussin cough syrup contains dextromethorphan a cogh suppresant and guaifenecin a mucolytic agent. It can be taken with aprodine an antihistamine and sudafed a decongestant. ...Read more

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Why does NOVASUS work better than Cherra Tussin for some people with Acute sinusitis?

Why does NOVASUS work better than Cherra Tussin for some people with Acute sinusitis?

Different: These two narcotic cough suppressants have different opiate suppressants- Novasus has hydrocodone and CherraTussin has codeine. Novasus has chorpheniramine, an anti-histamine, while CherraTussin has guaifenesin, a cough suppressant. So these two cough syrups work in totally different ways ...Read more

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Is tussin dm pretty much the same as robotussin?

Is tussin dm pretty much the same as robotussin?

No: Robitussin (guaifenesin) is Guaifenesin which thins the mucous and may help with a cough, the dm part is detromethorphan which is a cough suppressant. ...Read more

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Will non-drowsy tussin dm make you hyper?

In some people: Dm is dextromethorphan, which can act like a neurotransmitter of a stimulatory nature. ...Read more

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Can I take a antihistamine along with Tussin DM?

Can I take a antihistamine along with Tussin DM?

Cough: Yes. Tussin DM is dextromethorphan hydrobromide and guaifenesin. An antihistamine should not be an issue. Just make sure you are taking it for the correct reason. Assume you are having an allergic reaction causing coughing? Cheers C ...Read more

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Can I take aleve-d cold and sinus with tussin dm?

Can I take aleve-d cold and sinus with tussin dm?

Yes- what symptoms?: Aleve (naproxen) d cold/sinus contains Naproxen (for pain/fever), Pseudoephedrine (nasal/sinus decongestant) limit 2 tablets/day. Swallow whole. Tussin dm liquid contains Guaifenesin /dextromethorpan (work together to suppress cough) limit 8 tablespoonsfull/day. It is safe to take these together depending on your symptoms. These are adult doses. See physician if symptoms worsen/persist for more than 7 days. ...Read more

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My 15 year old daughter took 2 30mg Pseudoephrine HCI tablets. She also took 2 tsp of tussin CF which contained Phenylephrine HCI 5mg. Should we be wo?

My 15 year old daughter took 2 30mg Pseudoephrine HCI tablets. She also took 2 tsp of tussin CF which contained Phenylephrine HCI 5mg. Should we be wo?

Not really: This is not a situation that will lead to serious toxicity. She may have trouble sleeping and feel "spacey". Please have her consult with you before taking any medication, including OTC medications. She has taken more than twice the recommended dose of Pseudephedrine and combined with Phenylephrine will have some minor side effects. ...Read more

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Can I take tussin dm. I am 28 weeks pregnant?

Can I take tussin dm. I am 28 weeks pregnant?

Yes: It is relatively safe but only for short term use. You could try honey in hot tea - that was shown in a small study to be just as effective! ...Read more

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Can I take tussin dm with Mucinex (guaifenesin) er?

Can I take tussin dm with Mucinex (guaifenesin) er?

No: There have been studies that show that honey works significantly better than cough / cold preparations. They do not work. My favorite thing to do for congestion or cough is simply saline to rinse out your sinuses, or the neil med sinus rinse which goes up and over to wash out your sinuses, but don't any of the otc cough/ cold stuff it just makes you worse. ...Read more

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I took a regular dose (2 tsp) of non-drowsy tussin dm this morning for a cough. Am I alright to drink some beers tonight?

I took a regular dose (2 tsp) of non-drowsy tussin dm this morning for a cough. Am I alright to drink some beers tonight?

Yes, you can: There is no drug interaction for the tussin dm and alcohol. However, moderation is the key.
If concerned, always discuss your questions with your pcp.
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I have been on Herbal Dietary supplements for a month now, as I got Flu, I wanted to know if its Safe to take Tussin CF along with my supplements?

I have been on Herbal Dietary supplements for a month now, as I got Flu, I wanted to know if its Safe to take Tussin CF along with my supplements?

What supplements: Would need to know exactly what your supplements were and their ingredients. Not all supplements are safe, even if they are labeled "herbal", "natural", or sold over-the-counter. There are medication interaction programs available that your physician may have access to. It is best to discuss any new medication, even if "natural" or over-the-counter with your doctor prior to taking them. ...Read more