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Mucinex (Definition)

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


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Got an awful cough. Tried robitussin, mucinex, (guaifenesin) and tessalon but can't stop coughing! Suggestions?

Got an awful cough. Tried robitussin, mucinex, (guaifenesin) and tessalon but can't stop coughing! Suggestions?

Mgt: A bacterial infection may be the cause, and I think your PCP can consider a work up for pertussis. There are many causes, including asthma, reflux, and post nasal drip. Stay well hydrated, and monitor your temperature. ...Read more

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What would happen if you drank alcohol after taking a dose of either nyquil, robitussin, Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm?

What would happen if you drank alcohol after taking a dose of either nyquil, robitussin, Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm?

NyQuil and some: Robitussins (guaifenesin) contain alcohol, so you are starting off with alcohol in your system. This will mean that you will get more "drunk" faster. Not a good idea. ...Read more

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Can you tell me where can I find mucinex, (guaifenesin) Robitussin or humibid?

Can you tell me where can I find mucinex, (guaifenesin) Robitussin or humibid?

Over the counter: These medications are generally available without prescription at local pharmacies and supercenters. ...Read more

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I am very sick and need to know if I can take plain Mucinex (guaifenesin) extra strength and Robitussin CF together or if it is unsafe?

Duplicate therapy: These two medications will likely contain similar medications, making overdosing a possibility. ...Read more

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I just switched to mucinex (guaifenesin) because I wasn't getting relief from robitussin, andI can't breath at night with my c-pap it's makes it worse.

Same Rx: You switched from Guaifenesin(Robitussin) to Guaifenesin(Mucinex),so basically no change was made. See an ENT for a good head/neck exam to see why you have such congestion. Certainly CPAP aggravates congestion, but there are medical and surgical options that can help you. ...Read more

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Can mucinex (guaifenesin) 600mg be crushed ?

No: Mucinex (guaifenesin) 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 more

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Can i take diurex with mucinex (guaifenesin)?

Can i take diurex with mucinex (guaifenesin)?

Diurex & mucinex (guaifenesin): It is not ideal. Mucinex (guaifenesin) 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 (guaifenesin) but not the other way around. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Cloutier
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Guaifenesin (Definition)

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


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Robitussin (Definition)

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