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Does Guaifenesin Cause Nightmares
Depends on age: No. The usual dose is 600 mg of guaifenisn and sometimes up to 1200 as a sustained release formula for an adult. Anyone can be sensitive to any medication so it may cause side effects in a sensitive individual. Rashes, hives, trouble breathing are all signs of an allergic reaction. www. Drugs. Com has great information on any drug. ...Read more
Yes, esp w/ Zoloft!: Combining these medications can increase the risk of a rare but serious condition called the serotonin syndrome - definitely check with your doctor! It can be a bad interaction - take it seriously. Good luck - I hope it's nothing and you feel better soon, but do check it out. ...Read more
What could cause excess mucus production that want go away even after taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) for an extended period?
Can u take Mucinex (guaifenesin) Sinus-Max strength day/night time with fluoxetine? Cause I don't want to interact. I take fluoxetine in morning or afternoon.
Can Mucinex (guaifenesin) cause loose stools and rectal irritation? I had some minor diarrhea the day after taking it.
How do I get rid of a medication rash? Hi, I took Mucinex (guaifenesin) d sometime last week, now I believe it cause a rash throughout my torso and face. How can I get rid of it?
This: This is difficult to answer without a clinical examination, but typically a drug rash can linger for a little while. I would see a dermatologist to be sure the diagnosis is correct and they can possibly prescribe some topical steroids and possible oral therapies such as antihistamines/oral steroids or other appropriate treatments to help you. Does your rash kind of look like the rash below? I hope that helps a little! ...Read more
Can a cold and sinusitis cause this extremely salty taste also taking a z-pack mucinex (guaifenesin) tablets and using a neti pot this is day five it just started?
NoNeedToSaltYourFood: All that stuff you mentioned, including your nasal mucus, lung sputum, mouth saliva and whatever else your mucus membranes can cook-up, can and most likely will taste salty. Maybe you're just starting to taste that because your taste buds were blunted to begin with from your stuffy nose or you are now getting dehydrated and the salt content is increasing due to that. In any event, drink more fluids ...Read more
Can Mucinex (guaifenesin) D or major anxiety cause a feeling of dizziness when laying down with eyes closed? Had MRI and vestibular testing and normal.
It is possible that anxiety can cause symptoms of dizziness, but Mucinex (guaifenesin) probably would not.
It is helpful that your tests were ok, that eliminates a lot of causes.
Perhaps not it is time to get some therapy for your anxiety and some PT exercises for your dizziness. ...Read more
Can Mucinex (guaifenesin) sinus-max cause diarrhea? Took 1/4 dose yesterday and 1/2 dose today. I have hypothyroidism and IBS. Watery diarrhea today.
Can I take Guaifenesin, Levocetirizine and Montelukast every day forever? No doctor has been able to find my cause for thick mucus and nose congestion
Likely: These are some of the safest drugs but not totally devoid of side effects. Have you ever consent an allergist about your condition? ...Read more
Have a sinus infection & was prescribed Zithromax & guaifenesin w/codeine. Can this cause constipation? I haven't really eaten but feel quite bloated.
Can a decongestant like Mucinex (guaifenesin) and a steroid nasal spray like fluticasone taken too much over time cause loss of smell and taste?
What causes mucus plugs in asthma? I take Mucinex (guaifenesin) in am & pm proactively. I also have ob. Sleep apnea/acid reflux. Other treatment options for mucus?
Asthma itself: Mucus production is one of the main symptoms of asthma. It is just a sign of airway inflammation generally from an allergen or even an infection. The latter is usually easier to recognize by the discoloration and other symptoms like fever and malaise. Make sure you are treating the asthma. You likely need a daily controller inhaler. Keep in mind, other problems like COPD can present similarly. ...Read more
Have clear nasal drainage, some cough for over week. Take Benicar and norvasc. Tried Mucinex (guaifenesin) but caused BP to elevate. What can I take to dry up?
I can't take Mucinex (guaifenesin) due to impact on GI track, any other medicine to clear mucus;? It becomes obstructed between my throat and lung, causes discomfort
Find the cause; RX:
Mucinex (guaifenesin) is a marginally useful drug. It would not make much difference whether you take it or not.
You need to go see a pulmonologst and ask him to find the reason for your chronic cough? Is it asthma? Or some respiratory allergy? It is best to treat the cause.
As for thick mucus, best solution is drink liberal amounts of liquids so you are well hyderated.
Also try a home remedy using honey+lemon. ...Read more
How does prednisone work to help with a cough? Congested nose, ears, chest. Mucinex (guaifenesin) caused me palpitations and got prescribed steroids instead
Anti-inflammatory: Steroids are an anti-inflammatory medication typically prescribed in active asthma. They would be prescribed if pt is wheezing or having difficulty breathing or having coughing fits that are attributed to airway inflammation. So this medication would decrease the inflammatory markers present in the airway that are causing leaking of the vessels and swelling of the airway. ...Read more
Can dry mouth cause swelling of parotid gland? I changed blood pressure meds that helped ent has me taking mucinex (guaifenesin) and nasal saline 3 times a day
Needs evaluation!!: Ask your MD about 'Sjogren's Syndrome'... especially if you have any existing auto-immune problems. Stay Well! -) ...Read more
How much?: Indeed. How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? Your question not answerable. Everybody differs. Why would you want to find out? I suggest you follow directions on bottle and, as always, minimize the dose but do obtain relief. ...Read more
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