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Simprex/Mucinex: As prescribed, should be ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mucinex is the brand name for the generic drug guaifenesin. It is used as an expectorant agent (used to cut the thickness/viscosity of mucus secretions created by the sinuses, pharynx, larynx, trachea and bronchi by actually increasing the amount of respiratory tract fluid). It is a very safe over-the-counter medication with ...Read more
Mucinex definition: Mucinex is the brand name for the generic drug guaifenesin. It is used as an expectorant agent (used to cut the thickness/viscosity of mucus secretions created by the sinuses, pharynx, larynx, trachea and bronchi by actually increasing the amount of respiratory tract fluid). It is a very safe over-the-counter medication with infrequent side effects www.Mainlineent.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strength: Twice the dose.Get a more detailed answer ›
Variable: Mucinex is a mucus thinner and generally doesn't have a immediate impact during a cold/sinus infection. However, it can be very useful to help speed the resolution of the symptoms overall from the infection. Mucinex d with sudafed typically has a more immediate impact with drying up the nose. Caution using sudafed products if underlying high blood pressure is present. ...Read more
Varies: The expiration on any drug varies by the manufacturer and the drug being produced. Some drugs expire quickly, in weeks to months. Most will expire in about a year after you purchase them. Pharmacies constantly update their inventory to give you the best length of time before expiration. It is not good to use expired medications. ...Read more
Diurex & mucinex: It is not ideal. Mucinex is an expectorant to help you loosen up phlegm and help you clear the mucus from your lungs. Diurex is a diuretic that will dehydrate you and likely lead to thickening of mucus and phlegm. Diurex will effect efficacy of mucinex but not the other way around. ...Read more
No: Mucinex 600 mg is a long-acting form and must should be swallowed whole; it mustn’t chewed, broken, or crushed, as that will lead to an immediate dumping of the entire dose (too high of one) that is meant to be released slowly into your system over a series of hours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mucinex D: Hello, i often hear the very same question regarding daily decongestant usage. My opinion is that i would rather my patients use an intranasal steroid daily with plain mucinex as needed. The pseudo fed used in the mucinex d will cause an elevated heart rate, blood pressure changes, sleep cycle interruptions and finally it may cause urinary retention in men.So avoid the daily use of pseudo fed. ...Read more
Should be OK: 2 in 24 hours should be no problem. ...Read more
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