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Diabetic Tussin Ex Medication
What do you suggest if I have an 8 oz bottle of tussin CF and I was wondering how you get high off it?
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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
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
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
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
I took the recommended dosage of tussin dm about 3 hours ago. Is it okay for me to take nyquil to help me sleep?
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
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
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?
So I took Q tussin DM for cough I experienced itching and rash afterwards could medicine have caused it? Second time using and never happened before.
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
How likely is it for weight loss from a very dry cough of one week? Lost 7 lbs didn't take any meds at first but now taking wal tussin DM.
A weight loss of 7 pounds: In such a short time is bad news. Please see a Physician ...Read more