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Does Mucinex Have Rebound Effect
Rebound headaches: Affects people who take and overtake analgesics such as excedrjn, aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprofen. People who have frequent headaches or tension headaches may take so much of these products that a "rebound effect" takes place. For instance, develop a ha from not taking it. It is short-lived and goes away. It's just like de-toxing from anything from afrin to alcohol. Takes time. ...Read more
Would reactine or Claritin (loratadine) break up phlegm congestion, or does it have the opposite effect?
No effect: Loratidine or Claritin is an antihistamine blocking the effects of histamine on nerve endings and the cells that form small blood vessels. It helps treat itching, sneezing, runny nose and post nasal drip. It is ineffective for congestion. Topical antihistamine sprays like azelastine snf corticosteroid sprays like fluticasone are effective for congestion. You'll need a prescription from your hcp. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Claritin D sleep works great to clear nighttime nasal congestion but now I'm awake and jittery due as side effect. Other options? (mucinex (guaifenesin) D)?
Negligible to none: Absorption of Flonase if used at the recommended dose is minimal. There were no significant long term adverse effects with the studies. With any nasal steroids, long term use is not advised. Always consult your dr for any concerns or questions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Well tolerated ..: Overall it has limited adverse effects besides some reports of loose stool and stomach upset. It works as a "surfactant" to alter gas bubble formation, so it does not necessarily loose effective over time, just like soap! If you need to take it regular review this with your doctor because there may be a better way to address your symptoms. Best of luck. ...Read more
Try neti pot: Variety of preparations can be used to alleviate afrin (oxymetazoline) rebound effects ("runny nose, " congestion), but it may be individual; it is important to know why afrin (oxymetazoline) was initially started, and treat the underlying condition, too. In general, it may take a while to improve; may be worth talking to your doctor about. Overall, neti pot may help: www.Fammed.Wisc.Edu/research/past-projects/nasal-irrigation. ...Read more
How long after taking guaifenesin ac for cough can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine). I know that the codeine and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can have additive effects on CNS depression.
Can I take dimetapp cold and allergy with Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm, or will there be adverse effects?
Very cautiously;: There're some possible side effects especially with long-term use. ...Read more
Is it safe to take claritin-d every day? Are there long term side effects and what does pseudoephedrine interact with, if anything?
Allergies: In general, it it safe to take antihistamines everyday for allergies. Claritin-d includes the decongestant as you mentioned, and i tend to avoid that for people on a long term basis. It increases vasoconstriction and this has a variety of effects including more work for the heart and elevated blood pressure. There are other medications that can help with congestion. See ent/allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Side effects are possible, not probable w/any & all medication, herb and/or dietary supplement. There is no such item w/o potential side effect. But just because there is potential for possible side effect doesn't mean that it will happen. The only to find out is to try it. Feldene (piroxicam) is a brand of Piroxicam which is an NSAID all of which can cause ulcers & kidney damage but not guaranteed to do so. ...Read more
No: Mucinex (guaifenesin) 600 mg is a long-acting form and must should be swallowed whole; it mustn’t chewed, broken, or crushed, as that will lead to an immediate dumping of the entire dose (too high of one) that is meant to be released slowly into your system over a series of hours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, and why are you: asking? If you are trying to OD, you need to contact your doctor immediately, call a suicide hotline and get help. Mucinex (guaifenesin) itself is just guanifenisin, which doesn't really have any toxicity even in high doses. However, there are versions of the medication that have antihistamines, decongestants and dextromethorphan, and all of these in higher doses can cause problems, although rarely serious. ...Read more
What for?: What are you trying to treat? It generally is not a good idea to take multiple medications, including over the counter ones. ...Read more
Yes safe, but : Which nyquil? Read the labels carefully and don't exceed recommended dose for either, best wishes ...Read more
No: You should be fine. That is the max dosage recommended per day. I just wouldnt take any more today. ...Read more
Not a problem: This will cause no harm. Continue your regular dose tomorrow. ...Read more
You may have: a viral upper respiratory infection and now post-viral cough, which are spasms associated with the posterior pharynx due to ongoing inflammation. Try drinking water to avoid dehydration, take ibuprofen/ tylenol or Aleve daily and plenty of rest. Vitamin C, lemons, garlic also help boost your immune system. If you have fever/ shortness of breath or increasing phlegm, you will need doctor visit ...Read more
Yes, if adult: Assuming the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is 25mg per capsule, it is ok to take 2 with plain Mucinex for relief of cold symptoms with thick mucus drainage for adults. Realize that Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may cause sedation and should not be used if the individual will be driving or operating machinery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mucinex (guaifenesin) definition: Mucinex is the brand name for the generic drug guaifenesin. It is used as an expectorant agent (used to cut the thickness/viscosity of mucus secretions created by the sinuses, pharynx, larynx, trachea and bronchi by actually increasing the amount of respiratory tract fluid). It is a very safe over-the-counter medication with infrequent side effects www.Mainlineent.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Mucinex (guaifenesin) side effects: Like any medication, there are side effects that can occur with the use of mucinex (guaifenesin). Side effect do not always occur in everyone that takes a medication. Most common with Mucinex (guaifenesin) is nausea and vomiting. Can be as serious as facial swelling: lips, tongue. Always check with your prescribing doctor and pharmacist. ...Read more
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