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Guaifenesin And Codeine (Overview)

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


Guaifenesin And Codeine (Overview)

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


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I took over-the-counter Robitussin (guaifenesin) can I take prescription Robitussin (guaifenesin) with codeine after 4 hours?

I took over-the-counter Robitussin (guaifenesin) can I take prescription Robitussin (guaifenesin) with codeine after 4 hours?

Probably : Remember Robitussin (guaifenesin) mainly works by irritating the stomach to stimulate secretions. Taking more often than 6 hours my lead to stomach upset, so you might want to wait a little longer than 4 hours. ...Read more

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Have a sinus infection & was prescribed Zithromax & guaifenesin w/codeine. Can this cause constipation? I haven't really eaten but feel quite bloated.

Have a sinus infection & was prescribed Zithromax & guaifenesin w/codeine. Can this cause constipation? I haven't really eaten but feel quite bloated.

After days: Usually only after several days of therapy will the opioid codeine contribute to constipation. If you've been on it for days, it may be the codeine. If you just recently started this regimen, I might suspect something else (diet, lack of hydration or movement). ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Guaifenesin/Codeine that expired 01/03/16?

No: You should never take expired medications. They can change configuration over time. Avoid! ...Read more

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I cannot stop coughing? I've been coughing for an hour straight. I'm taking guaifenesin/codeine syrup

I cannot stop coughing? I've been coughing for an hour straight. I'm taking guaifenesin/codeine syrup

Response: I see your recently had bronchitis and could not take mucinex (guaifenesin). I am not one to favor cough suppression as the cough reflex is natural in trying to remove substance in the airways which does not belong there. Your best option is to see someone and make sure you do not have something worse. ...Read more

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I'm taking guaifenesin pseudoephedrine and codeine. Will these make me feel different than usual?

I'm taking guaifenesin pseudoephedrine and codeine. Will these make me feel different than usual?

Possibly: Guaifenesin doesn't really cause emotional, mental or physical changes in most people other than loosening congestion so you can cough it out more easily.Pseudoephedrine hypes some folks up & decreases appetite, codeine can cause sedation & drowsiness.In combination, they usually balance out, but you may be more sensitive to one of the ingredients than another. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my moms about to pick it up now. it's guaifenesin pseudoephedrine and codeine. will it make me feel different?

What do you suggest if my moms about to pick it up now. it's guaifenesin pseudoephedrine and codeine. will it make me feel different?

Possibly: Guaifenesin doesn't really cause emotional, mental or physical changes in most people other than loosening congestion so you can cough it out more easily.Pseudoephedrine hypes some folks up & decreases appetite, codeine can cause sedation & drowsiness.In combination, they usually balance out, but you may be more sensitive to one of the ingredients than another. ...Read more

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Could you take Mucinex (guaifenesin) or nighttime cold while taking guiatuss AC with codeine?

Avoid Mixing: Get some medical advice on what you should be taking. Mixing this potpourri of medications can lead to problems. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for you to mix Mucinex (guaifenesin) with cough syrup that has codeine?

Can it be possible for you to mix Mucinex (guaifenesin) with cough syrup that has codeine?

Mucinex (guaifenesin): is a mucous "thinner', cough medicines usually help suppress cough especially when used with Codeine (which may also have the beneficial effect of causing drowsiness). You can safely mix these only with the guidance of your Family Doctor. ...Read more

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