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Adult dosing for Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm max?

Read below: For an adult taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm the max dose is 4 tablets in 24 hours. Ideally you take it 1-2 tablets every 12 hours. To maximize its effectiveness, you should drink plenty of water. If it is Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm maximum strength then max dose is 2 tabs/24 hours by taking 1 tab every 12 hours. ...Read more

Mucinex (Definition)

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


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Is Mucinex (guaifenesin) 3600 mg safe to take for sinus and allergy problems?

Is Mucinex (guaifenesin) 3600 mg safe to take for sinus and allergy problems?

Mucinex (guaifenesin): The highest dose for Mucinex (guaifenesin) in a day should be 2400mg, otherwise you may start developing nausea and diarrhea. It will only provide you partial relief for your congestion. You are better of with a prescription nasal spray, consult your doctor and better an allergist. ...Read more

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Can Mucinex (guaifenesin) be taken for asthma?

Can Mucinex (guaifenesin) be taken for asthma?

Yes: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is a medication to help liquify secretions. If secretions are hard to raise, Mucinex (guaifenesin) may be helpful as an adjunct. It may be more helpful in treating copd. ...Read more

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Best for strep- nyquil or mucinex (guaifenesin)?

Best for strep- nyquil or mucinex (guaifenesin)?

Need antibiotic: If you have strep throat your Dr needs to prescribe an antibiotic for you. If you are having trouble sleeping, Nyquil is fine especially if coughing and other symptoms are keeping you up at night. Mucinex is fine as well for cough, especially during the day. If you have a sore throat and fever, take pain medication like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil and lozenges to soothe your throat. Drink plenty of water! ...Read more

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Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) Sinus Extra Strength (500mg Acetaminophen, 5mg Phenylephrine) for sinusitis if I take 20mg generic Celexa and 30 mg Adderall daily?

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Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) Sinus Extra Strength (500mg Acetaminophen, 5mg Phenylephrine) for sinusitis if I take 20mg generic Celexa and 30 mg Adderall daily?

Drug interactions: Always tell your prescribing docs everything you take, including OTC medications & dietary supplements. Phenylephrine in Tylenol (acetaminophen) Sinus has moderate interaction w/Adderall. Bu interestingly, or perhaps more worrisome, Celexa aka citalopram, has major interactions w/Adderall. Check out http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=190-1645,679-335,78-9929 then discuss w/prescribing docs. ...Read more

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Can Robitussin (guaifenesin) be prescribed for long-term use?

Can Robitussin (guaifenesin) be prescribed for long-term use?

No: I would avoid it in general except to help with sleep. If you have a cough that is not getting better, see your physician and find out why and treat the cause. ...Read more

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Should I take Mucinex (guaifenesin) and delsym for a suspected bronchitis?

Should I take Mucinex (guaifenesin) and delsym for a suspected bronchitis?

Your SX may improve: Sx may get better, but you need to exluded a bacterial vs viral bronchitis. You may need additional rx. ...Read more

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Is 600mg of Mucinex (guaifenesin) the proper dosage for chest digestion?

Usually: For average sized adult, yes. 600-1200mg twice daily with lots of fluids is the prescription strength. ...Read more

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Is Mucinex (guaifenesin) d safe to take daily?

Is Mucinex (guaifenesin) d safe to take daily?

Mucinex (guaifenesin) D: Hello, i often hear the very same question regarding daily decongestant usage. My opinion is that i would rather my patients use an intranasal steroid daily with plain Mucinex (guaifenesin) as needed. The pseudo fed used in the Mucinex (guaifenesin) d will cause an elevated heart rate, blood pressure changes, sleep cycle interruptions and finally it may cause urinary retention in men.So avoid the daily use of pseudo fed. ...Read more

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Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Varies by response: Bupropion comes in several verstions--immediate release, twoce daily dosage form, and once-daily doseage form. Typical ranges are 200 to 450 mg a day. 450 mg is the maximum recommended doses because there is an increased risk of seizures above that dose. As with all antidepressants, the dose any individual needs varies and depends on condition being treated and side effects. ...Read more

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Does Mucinex (guaifenesin) d have acetaminophen? Can you take Coricidin after you've taken Mucinex (guaifenesin) d

Does Mucinex (guaifenesin) d have acetaminophen? Can you take Coricidin  after you've taken Mucinex (guaifenesin) d

Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM?: Mucinex dm is guaifenesin, a mucolytic with dextromethorphan used as cough suppressant. Why the combination beats me, lol. Coricidin will be an antihistamine and if with a d will be a decongestant like a pseudoephedrin. These are all different medicines that can be mixed to treat both secretions from the lungs, and the nose and sinuses. So the answer is yes, they can be mixed. ...Read more

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Can you take Mucinex (guaifenesin) sinus -max with synthroid?

Can you take Mucinex (guaifenesin) sinus -max with synthroid?

Medications thyroid: A number of medications esp for sinus have warnings in presence of thyroid disease however in face of controlled thyroid no medications have any additional warnings. ...Read more

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Taking Zoloft (sertraline) 50 mg a day. Can i take Robitussin for cold symptoms?

Taking Zoloft (sertraline) 50 mg a day. Can i take Robitussin for cold symptoms?

Check: You can use a drug interaction checker whenever you have questions about drug-drug interactions or drug - food interactions. Here is 1 option (Drugs.Com): https://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.php Your pharmacist is also a good source of info.


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