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What is the definition or description of: Guaifenesin overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Guaifenesin overdose?

Guaifenesin overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. OD sx's may include: "Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Nausea, Nervousness, Breathing difficulty, Seizures, Hallucinations, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Abnormal heart rate, Blurred vision, Confusions, Cephalalgia, Muscle spasm, Cold clammy skin, Loss of appetite" REF: https://overdoseinfo. Com/guaifenesin-overdose-symptom ...Read more

Guaifenesin Overdose (Definition)

An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. OD sx's may include: "Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Nausea, Nervousness, Breathing difficulty, Seizures, Hallucinations, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Abnormal heart rate, Blurred vision, Confusions, Cephalalgia, Muscle spasm, Cold clammy skin, Loss of ...Read more


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What is the treatment for guaifenesin overdose?

What is the treatment for guaifenesin overdose?

Guaifenesin OD: Treatment of a Guaifenesin overdose can include pumping the stomach or use of activated charcoal. Use of anti-seizure medications or sedatives is sometimes required. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Robitussin (guaifenesin) overdose?

Robitussin O/D: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. OD sx's may include: "Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Nausea, Nervousness, Breathing difficulty, Seizures, Hallucinations, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Abnormal heart rate, Blurred vision, Confusions, Cephalalgia, Muscle spasm, Cold clammy skin, Loss of appetite" REF: https://overdoseinfo. Com/guaifenesin-overdose-symptom ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Robitussin (guaifenesin) overdose?

What is the treatment for Robitussin (guaifenesin) overdose?

Dextromehorphan OD: Possible treatment for a dextromehorphan overdose includes intravenous fluids, use of activated charcoal, gastric lavage, a narcotic antagonist & respiratory support. ...Read more

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I just took Robutussin, but I forgot I had Mucinex, (guaifenesin) which is better for my symptoms. Can I now take the mucinex, (guaifenesin) or will the two drugs interact?

There are several: Different formulations of Robitussin and several different formulations of Mucinex (guaifenesin). Some contain identical drugs to each other and others do not. Since you have not specified, it would be best to wait the appropriate amount of time per the directions on the bottle and then make the switch to another agent rather than risk doubling up. It should only be 6 hours till your next dose so you can wait. ...Read more

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Does Robitussin-DM have drugs in it?

Does Robitussin-DM have drugs in it?

Yes: All medications are drugs, meaning active components that has an effect.
This medication has Guaifenesin a mucolytic and dextrometorphan a cough suppressant. ...Read more

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Is salbutamol and guaifenesin combination drug safe for babies less than 6 months?

Possibly: Salbutamol would be helpful if your child was wheezing, and the medication helped to relieve those symptoms. Guaifenesin would not be recommended in children under 4 years of age. If they have a cough severe enough needing medication at this age, they need to be seen by their physician. ...Read more

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What is a good mucolytic/expectorant drug? Immediate-release 400mg guaifenesin doesn't help that much, even after taking more than recommended.

Expectoration: Hydration and more hydration is the key. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is somewhat effective. Mucomyst pills may also help. However, in a generally healthy individual, without underlying lung disease, hydration and time should do most of the work. Eucalyptus oil seems to work in some people, mostly in inhaled form. Please discuss with ur Doctor prior to staring any regiment. ...Read more

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I accidentally took a double dose of hydrometer cough medicine thinking it was my regular robitussin (guaifenesin). What should I do?

I accidentally took a double dose of hydrometer cough medicine thinking it was my regular robitussin (guaifenesin). What should I do?

2 much Cough Syrup: Larry,
Do not take anymore cough medication for a period of 24 hours. If you develop high fever, visual problems, rapid heart rate, excessive sweating, nausea, vomiting;
have a friend or relative take you into the Emergency Department for immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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I can't afford my script for guaifenesin, is there a over the counter medicine I can take, I was just diagnosed with sacoidosis of the lungs?

I can't afford my script for guaifenesin, is there a over the counter medicine I can take, I was just diagnosed with sacoidosis of the lungs?

???????: This is available without prescription for $5 to $10 for a large bottle. Brands include Robitussin and Mucinex (guaifenesin). Get the generic, which does the same thing for less cost. Look up price on line and compare to the price in your super market or pharmacy. You can get liquid or tablets. ...Read more

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I take Lexapro (escitalopram) 10mg in the morning I have a cold would it be okay to take Robitussin Maximum strength Multi symptom cold peak cold medicine at night?

I take Lexapro (escitalopram) 10mg in the morning I have a cold would it be okay to take Robitussin Maximum strength Multi symptom cold peak cold medicine at night?

If used as directed.: 1-2 days of this at night while you get through your cold is fine. More chronic use suggests a need to discuss with your doctor. In any case let him know you occasionally use this with a cold. ...Read more

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Can you take venlafaxine with guaifenesin cough medicine?

Guaifenesin with: venlafaxine okay, but Guaifenesin DM contains dextromethorphan and together with venlafaxine may increase the risk of a rare but serious condition called the serotonin syndrome. Consult your prescriber regarding safe alternatives. Best regards for good health. ...Read more

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Could Robitussin-DM max show up in a drug screen as an illegal drug?

Could Robitussin-DM max show up in a drug screen as an illegal drug?

Yes: If the drug screen is crude enough, dextromethorphan can appear as a stimulant. Most drug screens are sophisticated enough to correctly identify this but mis-identification does occur. ...Read more

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Can I take Mucinex (guaifenesin) for sinusitis? If not is there any other over-the-counter medicine alternative to clindomycin?

Can I take Mucinex (guaifenesin) for sinusitis? If not is there any other over-the-counter medicine alternative to clindomycin?

They're different.: Clindamycin is an antibiotic that is not commonly used for initial treatment of sinusitis. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is a medication that may help you because it loosens thick mucus. Also try a decongestant like pseudoephedrine (e.g., Sudafed) and saline sinus rinses for best results. It is not recommended to start antibiotics for sinusitis unless not improving after 7 days. ...Read more

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I took Mucinex (guaifenesin) last night and now today I have solid stool but it's green. Should I be concerned? Or is it just the medicine passing through?

I took Mucinex (guaifenesin) last night and now today I have solid stool but it's green. Should I be concerned? Or is it just the medicine passing through?

No concern: It is really hard to determined the exact reason for the color of the stool if the medicine liquid or gel or tablet has a green color to it might contribute to that but in general I will not be too concern about that concentrate on the main issue your URI hydrate well eat soups and rest ...Read more

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How does a doctor differentiates which medicine to prescribe patient between promethazine and guaifenesin?

How does a doctor differentiates which medicine to prescribe patient between promethazine and guaifenesin?

Good question: Guaifenesin is prescribed to loosen phlegm (mucus) so that it can be expelled more easily. But it's not particularly effective. Phenergan (promethazine) has mild sedative effects which may suppress the cough reflex but it's not specifically approved for that indication. I don't know how or why any specific doctor differentiates between the two. It's a mystery! ...Read more

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Is it ok to take benzonatate with an over the counter cough medicine that has dextromethorphan and guaifenesin in it?

Is it ok to take benzonatate with an over the counter cough medicine that has dextromethorphan and guaifenesin in it?

Yes: Benzonatate is the active ingredient in Tessalon. It works by numbing the throat and upper respiratory tree. There is no conflict. ...Read more

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I'm 23 weeks pregnant. Can I take Robitussin (guaifenesin) multi-symptom cold medicine to help relieve my cold symptoms?

I'm 23 weeks pregnant. Can I take Robitussin (guaifenesin) multi-symptom cold medicine to help relieve my cold symptoms?

Yes: It's safe towards the end of your second trimester to take rubatussin syrup for cough and flue symptoms,
let your OB gyn knows about it anyway. ...Read more

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Can you take cough and chest medicine (robitussin) with an aspirin if needed? Aspirin is for muscle ache?

Can you take cough and chest medicine (robitussin) with an aspirin if needed? Aspirin is for muscle ache?

Cough meds: Some cough medications have non steroidal antiinflammatory medications in them such as ibuprofen, which you do not want to mix with aspirin. If it is just robitussin, (guaifenesin) then yes you can take Aspirin with it. ...Read more

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