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Is Mucinex A Decongestant
Yes and no: Hydromet contains both a cough suppressant and an agent that reduces mucous which may be exactly what you need but it won't unblock a stuffy nose so technically it's not a decongestant. Phenylephrine and Pseudoephedrine are the only oral decongestant ingredients available in the US. ...Read more
Is it safe to take a Promethazine syrup along with a Delsym (dextromethorphan) which includes Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan, Guaifenesin and Phenylephrine?
Mgt: I would advise choosing Coricidin rather than mucin ex,and adding nasal saline rinses for congestion. ...Read more
Yes: This will help keep mucus thin. Better for post nasal drip(pnd) is a nasal steroid. Also sudafed if available in your part of the country otc. Should this continue then see your doctor to examine you. Could be simple allergies as well and you can use a combine antihistamine and decongestant if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: No drug interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: There are no known interactions between Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and vitamins. Mucinex (guaifenesin) relieves symptoms but does not cure coughs. Most coughs are viral ; not helped by antibiotics. Consider taking pelargonium sidoides (umcka) and trying homeopathy. See http://bit.Ly/1f6rjci ; http://bit.Ly/h97vwf. ...Read more
Yes: No problem with the combo!Get a more detailed answer ›
No, yes: Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine not an MAO Inhibitor, You can take it with mucinex, (guaifenesin) though good evidence for effectiveness of Mucinex (guaifenesin) is lacking. Fluids and steam and avoiding sudafed and other drying agents in over the counter cough medicines is probably at least as effective. if not more so, with less side effects. See http://tinyurl.com/kjjalgy ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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