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Does Mucinex (guaifenesin) cause drowsiness?

Does Mucinex (guaifenesin) cause drowsiness?

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

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Drowsiness (Definition)

Being tired is common during pregnancy, especially in the first few months and then towards the end. Exercise, rest, and proper diet all may reduce the degree of tiredness that you feel. It may help to take ...Read more


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Does Mucinex (guaifenesin) make you drowsy?

No ( if used alone): Mucinex (guaifenesin) alone is not associated with drowsiness. Common side effects may include headache, dizziness, nausea/vomiting. Be careful when using combination products which may contain antihistamines as these may cause drowsiness. Take with a full glass of water. Do not use for > 7 days.If problem persists /worsen see a doctor. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Does astepro cause drowsiness?

Maybe: If you review the drug info on the web, somnolence is the primary side effect listed for astepro, but I have heard patients say it does not cause somnolence. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause you to be drowsy?

Can allergies cause you to be drowsy?

Yes: Even though allergies primarily affect the nose, eye, ears and throat, it is common for persons to experience sleep problems, irritability and fatigue. Another good reason to treat allergies! it really can affect one's quality of life! ...Read more

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Can calcium cause drowsiness in the daytime?

Can calcium cause drowsiness in the daytime?

Usually no: Calcium is not normally a source of adverse effects. However, very high or low levels of calcium can be related to the sensation of side effects. A calcium overdose can result in confusion and fainting for example. Do not take more than the recommended dose! ...Read more

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Is there a pain med that does not cause drowsiness?

Is there a pain med that does not cause drowsiness?

Pain meds: Tordol does not cause sedation. No NSAID will. Unfortunately most opiate based pain medications do cause sedation. You might try a Butrans patch or Nucynta (tapentadol) but there still is no guarantee. The higher the dose of opiate you use the more likely you are to have sedation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of feeling weak and drowsiness always?

Infinite causes...: This is a very common complaint doctors are faced with daily. Unfortunately without a detailed history of your medical issues, medication use, sleep habits, alcohol/drug use, and without a proper physical exam, there is little we can speculate on this format. I encourage you to discuss your concerns with you doctor who can obtain more information from you and provide more specific advise. ...Read more

Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
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Sleepiness (Definition)

Somnolence is a condition of drowsiness and is a symptom associated with many conditions including sleep apnea, ...Read more


Mucinex (Definition)

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