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Medicine For Mucinex Allergy
I have allergies all year and am prone to sinus infections. Is it bad for me to take routine mucus relief medicine? Specifically Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm
It may not help.: If you're already using antihistamines like zyrtec daily and not getting enough relief, please see your doctor. There are other medicines, like intranasal steroids and singulair, (montelukast) that can be added to get your allergies under control, which will cut down on sinusitis. Also, make sure you, your home and car stay smoke-free, and talk with your doctor about how to 'allergy-proof' your home. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Good Evening I'm battling allergies right now and I was wondering if I could take mucinex or NyQuil after taking Allegra at 10pm?
Mucinex allergy: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is used to treat cough & loosen mucus. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www. Drugs. Com/mucinex. Html ...Read more
Mucinex (guaifenesin): The highest dose for Mucinex (guaifenesin) in a day should be 2400mg, otherwise you may start developing nausea and diarrhea. It will only provide you partial relief for your congestion. You are better of with a prescription nasal spray, consult your doctor and better an allergist. ...Read more
Can I take mucinex D and benadryl (diphenhydramine)? I have taken mucinex D for a combination of a cold and allergies but just had an allergic reaction to a food.
Yes, but. . .: If any tongue or lip swelling, or difficulty breathing/swallowing, call 911 or local emergency services. Need to avoid allergen & carry EpiPen (epinephrine). www. Drugs. Com Interactions Checker says there's no interaction btwn Mucinex D (guaifenesin & pseudoephedrine) & Benadryl (diphenhydramine). However, only antihistamine like latter is useful for allergies. Former is combo of expectorant & decongestant. ...Read more
Is it okay to give 10 mL Of Children's mucinex with 10 mL of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Allergy Plus to a 12 year old?
I take an allergy pill once a day but now have a cold coming on. Can I take mucinex (guaifenesin) dm on top of my allergy pill?
Is it ok to give my 5 year old children's benadryl and childrens mucinex cough? She has bad allergies which makes her cough mostly at night.
I would not advise giving these medications to your child based on the information provided.
I would suggest an over the counter anti histamine such as Claritin instead which is less sedating.
The underlying cause of her nighttime cough should be further evaluated by her PCP. Does she have a history of asthma? Is there smoke exposure? ...Read more
Congestions leading to heavy head, intermittently coughing. Did take Mucinex (guaifenesin) d n cough syrup but did not help much. Its been 3 days, is it allergies?
I have been experiencing head congestion and very muggy for months now. Can this be a severe sinus issue? Allergy d is not working is Mucinex (guaifenesin) better?
Why does mucinex (guaifenesin) dm seem to be tremendously helping my acid reflux and allergies its clearing up mucus and I know its reflux from food I eat?
New discovery?: I guess you have made a new discovery on treating acid reflux. I can only guesis that the mucinex (guaifenesin) has left a coating floating above your stomach content thereby preventing acid and food from coming back- there is no scientific proof. It appears that you might have considered your "post-nasal" drips to be from allergy when it is from reflux. ...Read more
Can I take dimetapp cold and allergy with Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm, or will there be adverse effects?
Very cautiously;: There're some possible side effects especially with long-term use. ...Read more
I took a small amount of Mucinex for cough, 1 allegra for allergy, and now I would like to take two tylenol (acetaminophen) for back pain. Is this ok?
Yes, OK: These are compatible medications. Feel better!Get a more detailed answer ›
My 8 yr old takes loratadine syrup everyday for allergies, but her sinuses are very congested, is it ok to give her children's Mucinex (guaifenesin) with it?
I have a 4 yr old that I am giving Claritin for seasonal allergy symptoms, seems to help a little but she now has a cough this morning. Mucinex (guaifenesin)?
Can I take Ciprofloxacin with Singulair, Xyzal and Mucinex? Being treated for allergies but also detected bacteria infection. Seems like a lot of meds
Yes you can: Take them all at the same time, no interaction between any of them, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, best wishes ...Read more
I have a sinus infection, should I take antibiotic, Mucinex (guaifenesin) and allergy medication?
Yes. Only if..: If you got a prescription for this then by all means take the antibiotic. The other meds can help to alleviate your symptoms. If you have not been diagnosed by a doc for this and just have access to some antibiotics lying in your medicine cabinet then I would advise you to see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more