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Adult dosing for Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm max?

Read below: For an adult taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm the max dose is 4 tablets in 24 hours. Ideally you take it 1-2 tablets every 12 hours. To maximize its effectiveness, you should drink plenty of water. If it is Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm maximum strength then max dose is 2 tabs/24 hours by taking 1 tab every 12 hours. ...Read more

Mucinex (Definition)

Guaifenesin is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


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Does Robitussin DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) contain antihistamine?

Does Robitussin DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) contain antihistamine?

No: Just a mucus thinner and a cough suppressant. In the future, you can just google the product and ascertain the ingredients on most drug products yourself. ...Read more

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Can i take tussin dm with Mucinex (guaifenesin) er?

Can i take tussin dm with Mucinex (guaifenesin) er?

No: There have been studies that show that honey works significantly better than cough / cold preparations. They do not work. My favorite thing to do for congestion or cough is simply saline to rinse out your sinuses, or the neil med sinus rinse which goes up and over to wash out your sinuses, but don't any of the otc cough/ cold stuff it just makes you worse. ...Read more

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Can i take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and promethazine dm together?

Can i take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and promethazine dm together?

No: The mixing of the two will have you taking too much dm or dextromethorifan. ...Read more

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Is taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm with a vitamin safe?

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

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Will Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm clear post nasal drip?

Will Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm clear post nasal drip?

Probably not: Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm contains guifenisin, a mucous thinner, and dextromethorphan, non-narcotic cough supressant, and is good for thinning thick mucous and helping a cough, but will not clear post nasal drainage. ...Read more

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Is mucinex (guaifenesin) sinus (new) better to use then Mucinex (guaifenesin) D (orange)?

Is mucinex (guaifenesin) sinus (new) better to use then Mucinex (guaifenesin) D (orange)?

Different: Mucinex D contains Guaifenesin 600mg (for cough) and Pseudoephedrine 60mg, while Mucinex Sinus Max Day has Guaifenesin 200mg, Phenylephrine 5mg, and Tylenol (acetaminophen) 325mg. I generally recommend Pseudoephedrine over Phenylephrine for nasal congestion so my personal preference would be Mucinex D. But if you have a fever or pain, Mucinex Sinus Max would be good if you don't want to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) separately. ...Read more

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Can Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM cause diarrhea?

Can Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM cause diarrhea?

Musinex and diarrhea: Mucinex (guaifenesin) has nothing in it to cause diarrhea. If you are on an antibiotic this would certainly be the first culprit., If you need further help make a virtual office visit. ...Read more

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Can I take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and Vicks nyquil together?

Can I take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and Vicks nyquil together?

Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm/nuquil to: It is not a good idea to take them together nyquil is only night time medicine for cold and cough, it helps you sleep at night as it contains sedating antihistamines, dextromethorphan, acetaminophaen and alcohol and mucinexdm cntains dextromethorphan and guafenacin there can be too much of dextromethorphan and if taken day time will be too sedating.So it is not a good idea in my opinion. ...Read more

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Can I take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and sudafed together?

Can I take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and sudafed together?

Mucinex (guaifenesin) and Sudafed: Yes. they are not in the same family. Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM will help thin the secretions and DM will help cough. Sedated is a Decongestant, You must be careful with sedated if you have High Blood Pressure ...Read more

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Best for strep- nyquil or mucinex (guaifenesin)?

Best for strep- nyquil or mucinex (guaifenesin)?

Need antibiotic: If you have strep throat your Dr needs to prescribe an antibiotic for you. If you are having trouble sleeping, Nyquil is fine especially if coughing and other symptoms are keeping you up at night. Mucinex is fine as well for cough, especially during the day. If you have a sore throat and fever, take pain medication like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil and lozenges to soothe your throat. Drink plenty of water! ...Read more

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Does glaucoma patient take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm for a cold?

Does glaucoma patient take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm for a cold?

Mucinex (guaifenesin) has: Pseudo Ephedrine in it which can cause a narrow angle glaucoma episode. If the type a glaucoma is not narrow angle then Mucinex (guaifenesin) is ok to use. ...Read more

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Can you take mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and allegra together?

Can you take mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and allegra together?

Yes: If tolerated separately, ok to take together. There are no significant interactions here. ...Read more