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Oxycodone Cough Syrup
I developed a nightly cough a couple years ago. I am a smoker. I have been prescribed cough syrup. Could I take 30mg Oxycodone instead? Thank you
Quit smoking!: Oxycodone is a narcotic, which can act as cough suppressant, but is just covering up the major problem here. While getting yourself checked is important, the best thing you can do for your long term health is quitting smoking. This will help with your cough, your heart, your blood vessels, and your risk of developing cancer. Do yourself a favor while you are still young... ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
I'm on Oxycodone HCL 10 MG for post-surgery. I have severe Bronchial cough & can't stop coughing. They gave me Mucinex/codeine syrup. Can I take both?
Taking oxycodone 4 nerve pain. Also, recovering from bronchitis so still have spastic cough off & on. Is there any cough med I can safely take?
Yes....: This is a prescription medicine and will have a pharmacy label on it. On the pharmacy label, it will have the expiration date. It is usually around 1 year from the date it was prescribed. If your medicine has expired, and you have continued symptoms, see your doctor for a new prescription. ...Read more
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The uk.? According to drugs. Com, prospan cough syrup contains
ground ivy dry extract 5-7.5:1 ethanolic 30% w/w. Info states the safety of this product during pregnancy and lactation has not been established, therefore the use of this product during pregnancy and lactation is not recommended.. ...Read more
If your child has had a cough for 3 weeks or more, a visit to your doctor is indicated. Some causes may be related to prolonged infections of the lung, ears, sinuses, reflux/aspiration/, TB, asthma, in this age group. Postnasal drip/nasal congestion can be relieved with saline rinses for children.
PRMG Pediatrics fax 858 259 9689 for?s /review of records ...Read more
Cough syrup +/-water:
It is best to stay hydrated when taking an expectorant cough medication. I do not recommend cough medication to my patients. I do however prescribe guaifenesin-containing medications. When I do, I ask that they take the medication with a glass of water.
Ask your pharmacist about the best way to take the specific medication prescribed for you. ...Read more
Usually you will feel excessively sleepy and impairs your judgment concentration etc. Also depends on how many sleeping pills and how much cough syrup, if this was an attempt to harm your self please call 911 or go to the er
if its one pill and one teaspoon of corex you should be fine except your jugdment to drive handle machinery could be impaired unto 72 hours. ...Read more
It might....: But you are ingesting a lot of other compounds that you don't need to combat back pain. Would discuss with a pain specialist to ensure that you take more "pure" medications that help reduce your pain without other additives such cough suppressants. He/she may also discuss other techniques/options that lessen reliance on medications. ...Read more
It depends: On your age, weight and a pill's dose. If pill was 325-500 mg it's ok for adult. ...Read more