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Dr. John Landi
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Duratuss (Overview)

Duratuss is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common cold or symptom drug).


Dr. John Landi
2 doctors shared insights

Duratuss (Overview)

Duratuss is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common cold or symptom drug).


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How long does tylenol (acetaminophen) effects last?

How long does tylenol (acetaminophen) effects last?

Standard dose 4-6 hr: Not to be taken more than 4-5 daily, and less if a liver problem ...Read more

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Side effects of hydrocodone cough syrup?

Side effects of hydrocodone cough syrup?

Some: Hydrocodone cough suppressants can have side effects. I typically caution my patients about decreased alertness, increased sleepiness and in my COPD patients decreased respiratory function. In the elderly hydrocodone can cause significant confusion. ...Read more

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Promethazine, vicodin, dextromethorphan, and guaifenesin safe to take together?

Promethazine, vicodin, dextromethorphan, and guaifenesin safe to take together?

depends : Dextromethorophan and Guaifenesin are commonly together in otc cough meds. Vicodin is a narcotic that also has tylenol (acetaminophen) and promethiazine is for nausea. While someone with no medical conditions and no other meds might take them without negative result it is always best to use least amt of medication as possible and to discuss interactions with prescribing provider. ...Read more

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Can an adult take delsym (dextromethorphan) and tessalon perles together?

Can an adult  take delsym (dextromethorphan) and tessalon perles together?

Yes, but . . .: It's always best to ask your prescribing doc & dispensing pharmacist what to take and what to avoid. They can only do that if you tell them everything you take including OTC. More importantly, you need to be very specific & detailed. For instance, there are many versions of Delsym, (dextromethorphan) each w/various medication recipes. Check out http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=844-2022,353-156 ...Read more

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Can you use hycodan (hydrocodone) cough syrup for GERD symptoms?

Can you use hycodan (hydrocodone) cough syrup for GERD symptoms?

Hycodan (hydrocodone) for gerd: Hello, the Hycodan (hydrocodone) can be used for a cough that was induced by gerd but the Hycodan (hydrocodone) itself will have little effect on reducing reflux like an h2blocker or a ppi. ...Read more

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After took panadol (acetaminophen) cold and flu (paracetamol, phenylephrine hydrochloride), can I take actifed afterwards (triprolidine hydrochloride, pseudoephedrine?

After took panadol (acetaminophen) cold and flu (paracetamol, phenylephrine hydrochloride), can I take actifed afterwards (triprolidine hydrochloride, pseudoephedrine?

No: You shouldn't use both at the same time. If you want to switch from one to the other, wait until it is time for your next dose of the panadol, (acetaminophen) but then take the actifed instead. They are different medicines, but act in almost exactly the same fashion, so taking them together will result in too high a dose. ...Read more

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What is stronger oxycodone, lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) or vicodin?

What is stronger  oxycodone, lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) or vicodin?

DEPENDS: It literally depends on the strength of the dose. It's like asking what weighs more - a pound of bricks or a pound of feathers? There are dosages of the oxycodone and hydrocodone that are relatively equal (supposedly) in potency or pain relieving strength. But medications (and dosages) can affect everyone differently. ...Read more

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Hydrocodone or zydone (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) ok to use?

Hydrocodone or zydone (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) ok to use?

Depends!: Ok to use for what purpose? Zydone (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is a brand of generic hydrocodone plus Acetaminophen (tylenol). In other words, it's used for to control pain that isn't relieved by non-narcotic means. Hydrocodone is an addicting opioid, similar to but less powerful than oxycodone & morphine. ...Read more

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Can i take motrin and tessalon perles (benzonatate) together?

Motrin ; Tessalon: Hello, it is ok to take these two medications together. ...Read more

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Does Cheratussin AC have codeine?

AC = Codeine : Never use this medication without a proper doctor's prescription. ...Read more

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How long do the effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) pm last?

How long do the effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) pm last?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM: Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm consists of Acetaminophen and Diphenhydramine is a combination medicine used to treat headache, runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and pain or fever caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu. It typically lasts 6-8 hours, but can be shorter or longer dependent on how your body metabolizes these drugs. ...Read more

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Could hydrocodone cough syrup expire?

Could hydrocodone cough syrup expire?

Yes....: This is a prescription medicine and will have a pharmacy label on it. On the pharmacy label, it will have the expiration date. It is usually around 1 year from the date it was prescribed. If your medicine has expired, and you have continued symptoms, see your doctor for a new prescription. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Pseudoephedrine And Guaifenesin (Definition)

Pseudoephedrine|guaifenesin is an antihistamine which is ...Read more