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Does Mucinex (guaifenesin) make you drowsy?

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

Mucinex (Definition)

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


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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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Why do I feel drowsy today?

Did you sleep well?: Daytime alertness largely depends on your sleep. It must be sufficient and high quality.

Are you taking any meds that are sedating you? ...Read more

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Do Vibramicyn make you drowsy?

Not Common.: This is not a commonly reported side effect, but I am sure it could occur. ...Read more

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Top medicine to cause drowsiness?

Top medicine to cause drowsiness?

See details: There are numerous sleeping meds and sedatives on the market that will be this. Almost all are prescription. As regards nonprescription items, you may want to give melatonin a try. ...Read more

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I am constantly feeling drowsy, lazy and tired?

I am constantly feeling drowsy, lazy and tired?

Consider: Sleep disorder, thyroid issues, anemia, drug reactions, issues with alcohol or recreational drugs, depression, and underlying conditions which could cause fatigue. ...Read more

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Can I take mucinex sinus max and amid clav 875 together?

Can I take mucinex sinus max and amid clav 875 together?

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

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What is the best way to reduce drowsiness during the day?

Depends on cause: A persistent sleep disorder may promote daytime sleepiness. Restless leg syndrome, sleep apnea, and shift work disorder may be a cause, but insomnia of alternative causation must be considered. Also, consider underlying hypothyroidism, anemias, medication adverse effects, excess alcohol, recreational drugs. Treatment is based on etiology. ...Read more

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How can I stay awake when I start to get drowsy at night?

Sleepiness: Do some light activity that involves moving around but nothing too stimulating such as exercise since this may contribute to insomnia. Getting sunlight in the early evening (such as during a walk) is a good way to help stay awake. Of course, if you are getting drowsy and it is time for bed, don't try to fight it and just go to sleep. Avoid caffeine after lunch time. ...Read more

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Can I give mucinex multi symptom cold to my one year old?

Can I give mucinex multi symptom cold to my one year old?

No: Cold preparations are not recommended under 6 years. Refer to AAP and CPS sites for parents. Gentle saline and suctioning is safe. A cool room and extra humidity may help. All the best. ...Read more

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Should I take a pill that might cause drowsiness before trip?

No: No if driving.
Maybe, if taking the plane, suffers from anxiety and want to sleep during the ride. Most people want to be awake, and should be awake and alert in case of an emergency that needs a quick response, . ...Read more

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Is the a non drowsy drug that does the same thing as benegril?

Do you mean benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine, but can be very sedating. If by doing the same thing you mean treating seasonal allergies then there are several anti-histamines that are usually not sedating, for example, fexofenadine, Loratadine and cetirizine. These are all available in various over the counter preparations. Please be sure to follow the package directions. ...Read more

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I feel so drowsy even when I get a lot of sleep. What can I do?

I feel so drowsy even when I get a lot of sleep. What can I do?

Quality not quantity: Drowsiness despite getting "a lot of sleep" can be due poor quality of sleep. One feels most rested when they get good quality, deep, restful sleep. See your doctor as there can be many reasons why one gets sufficient quantity but insufficient quality of sleep. ...Read more

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I was told to take 2 nyquil tablets and 1 mucinex. Is this safe?

I was told to take 2 nyquil tablets and 1 mucinex. Is this safe?

Yes safe, but: Which nyquil? Read the labels carefully and don't exceed recommended dose for either, best wishes ...Read more

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I am hypertensive and I usually feel drowsy around midday, could this be connected?

I am hypertensive and I usually feel drowsy around midday, could this be connected?

HTN: Wondering if u r on medications that lower BP & might attribute to symptoms. Please review with your doc. ...Read more

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Took drowsy medications and can't focus on my finals, what do I do? What could happen?

Took drowsy medications and can't focus on my finals, what do I do? What could happen?

Response: You do NOT say if these were sleeping pills, antihistamines, sedatives or tranquilizers, But most medication wears off over a period of hours. To become more alert, caffeine containing beverages may help, such as coffee, coke, or Red Bull. If you are unable to function adequately, might contact your doctor directly. ...Read more

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Just started 1/2 of 15 mg Busperone 2x a day. It makes me feel drowsy and dull. Will this pass in time? I don't want to take it anymore.

Probably not med 4 u: If you are having these side effects on relatively low doses of this medication, it probably is not for you. It is possible that the other meds you indicate that you are taking may be causing the side effect or there is some combination that is creating them. It is time to take a look at your current symptoms and for you and your doctor to review options for medication and possible therapy. ...Read more

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I am experiencing sleepiness.

Lack Of Sleep/ Meds: 35 years old who is feeling sleepy without any other symptoms. It can be due to not getting a good sleep.Sleep Apnea or if you are taking any prescription or over the counter drugs which can cause sleepiness.If it is a chronic sleepiness it may be due to Narcolepsy.If it is ongoing problem consult your doctor as you may need sleep and other studies to make the diagnosis and treat appropriately ...Read more

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Doea gast-reg cause sleepiness?

Gast-Reg: Is used to relieve symptoms of extra gas such as bloating. Rarely, it can cause rash & dizziness. ...Read more

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I took aspirin and now feel drowsy?

I took aspirin and now feel drowsy?

How many you take?: How many aspirin did you take? But YES, drowsiness can be an uncommon side effect of even low dose aspirin. You should discuss this with your physician since other causes of drowsiness should be checked into which could be unrelated to aspirin therapy. If you'd like to speak about this with me then, write me at:

www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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Is sleepiness a sign of iminent labour?

Sleepiness: Sleepiness is not a usual sign of imminent labor, but could represent lack of sleep, need for additional sleep or rest. If it was present pre-pregnancy then it may be due to other causes. You probably want to speak to your obstetrician. ...Read more

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I'm always so slow and drowsy. Am I just depressed?

I'm always so slow and drowsy. Am I just depressed?

No: You might have a thyroid problem. Hypothryoidism can make you feel "slow and drowsy" there are other medical conditions that can make you feel that way too. Find a doctor who will take the time to find the real cause of your problem and not just prescribe drugs for symptoms. ...Read more

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Drowsiness (Definition)

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