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Humibid Dm Medication
Nothing: Let it wear off and don't abuse the medication any longer. ...Read more
Yes he can : Yes he can, there is no reason why he can not, probably need adult dose based on his weight. ...Read more
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Can you tell me what is the best way to mask the bitterness of Robitussin dm (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan)?
Bitterness of meds: Hold your nose when you swallow help some. ...Read more
Hi I took robitussin dm (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) about 3 hours ago and it hasn't helped, is it to soon to take some NyQuil?
Maybe : Just take a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) it'll knock you out. If you are coughing and miserable make an appointment with your doctor and get the codeine cough syrup and get 10 hours of sleep. It will help. Sleep works wonders and the codeine cough syrup is godsent for coughs keeping you up at night until you recover from your cold. ...Read more
Is it okay to take Robitussin DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) and NyQuil together. I'm kinda worried. I didn't think about it until after I took them.
Not recommended: There should be no need to take both of those medications simultaneously as their effects will become additive. Stick with one of these and follow directions. ...Read more
Can new tattoos fade when you use antibiotics or Robitussin dm (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan)?
Benzonatate and Nyquil cough combined isn't working. Coughed until I vomited last night. Can I mix the Rx with Robitussin DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan)? I don't know what to do?
I got pneumonia and doctor prescribed me robitussin ac but not working much. Is it ok if I switched to Robitussin Dm (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan). What is the difference in dm n a?
DM has: dextromethorphan which is a cough suppressant. AC just means there is codeine included, a narcotic suppressant. Pneumonia needs to be treated with antibiotics and expectorant, along with anti-inflammatory medicines. You can take the DM but it is unlikely to be more effective than with codeine. You can try a formulation with Hydrocodone like Tussionex or TussiCaps. ...Read more
Bronchitis? Been coughing very frequently for the past 2 weeks. Nose is not stuffy but cough has mucus. Robitussin DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) makes it better. Why the cough?
Acute bronchitis?: If you're not short of breath, it would be unlikely (but possible) that it's bronchitis. This could be allergies, or pharyngitis, or sinusitis. The cough would come from irritation of inflammation of the pharynx. But you should be evaluated by a local doctor to determine which is truly going on and receive the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Why does my stomach ache so bad ( maybe lasts for 3 mins) after I take Robitussin DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan)? I took meal before taking this medicine.
I am type 2 DM on oral medication. Now I am preganant. Since I am on tablets instead of insulin can I continue my preganancy?
Yes: Some of the oral meds actually decrease the risk of miscarriage. Others do carry some risk and will need to be changed. There is also a chance that you will need to be put on insulin at some point in the pregnancy but you can with close monitoring have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. Best of wishes. ...Read more
I am hypertensive, missing my medication, and have taken Walgreens Cough DM....should i have concerns?
What HTNsive med?: The DM prob has some anti-HTNsive effect, but that does not mean it is safe to stop your anti-hypertensive med. Some Anti-HTNsive meds can only be gradually reduced, and dangerous otherwise. More info is necessary. ...Read more
I am 39 & with essential hypertension since 18yrs.Also type 2 dm.I am not on regular medications. I am getting occasional left sided chest pain.Why?
Mononucleosis: Mononucleosis often called Mono is an infection caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. Sx fever, sore throat, fatigue, weakness, swollen glands in neck and armpits, loss of appetitie, night sweats. Usually spread by saliva hence kissing disease. Can be spread by exposure to cough sneeze, sharing food utensils. Develop sx after 4-6 weeks exposed to virus. monospot test. rx is supportive. no abx. rest ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers