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Robitussin Cough Drops Medication
Five year old daughter nonproductive cough. Children's Mucinex (guaifenesin) cough medicine not helping. Also tried vapor rub and cough drops. Nothing is helping.
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
My son is allergic to rocephin ibprofen and penicillin we gave himequate vaporizing rub children multi symptomns Mucinex (guaifenesin) ludens cough drops is thisOK?
Likely a non issue : The OTC medications you have mentioned do not contain any of the compounds you have listed as allergenic to your son. That being said, they may contain medications that he is allergic to that you don't know about yet, so careful observation is warranted. ...Read more
I have laringitus and have had it for two weeks what can I do to get my voice back? I have been taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and Advil congestion relief , and on my last pill of azithromycin , halls cough drops , and nothing has helped yet.
If after 2 weeks without any other symptoms you have not improved, you may want to look into other reasons for your laryngitis.
There are number functional and anatomical problems that can cause prolonged laryngitis such as:
- otherwise silent reflux related changes,
- vocal fold hemorrhage (broken blood vessels),
- muscle tension dysphonia,
- benign or malignant growths (especially if you are a smoker)
these can be diagnosed via a laryngoscopic exam performed by an otolaryngologist otherwise known as an ear nose and throat doctor. If your laryngitis persists, you may want to have your doctor recommend a specialist who has the tools to complete a more thorough exam. Good luck! ...Read more
Can i take these two medications together for my cough/congestion and allergies? Allegra (fexofenadine) d and Robitussin-DM
Yes you can.: Take them alternately and not at the same time. ...Read more
Relief: It may give relief, but never a cure. ...Read more
I've been having a cough for two weeks now. I was taking Robitussin (guaifenesin) but discontinued its use after a week. What should I do now?
Cause: This depends upon the cause of the cough. If due to a cold (viral infection) or mycoplasma infection it will eventually go away, but not until all the damaged tissues have healed. This will be much prolonged if you are a smoker. It can be treated symptomatically by several otc preparations, but they should contain dextromethorphan (dm) for effectiveness. ...Read more
Can I take mucinex 600mg guaifenesin extended release no-layer tablets with robitussin 12hour cough relief?
Mgt: I would suggest taking only one cold remedy and staying well hydrated. ...Read more
Very dry, severe cough following a regular cold. Usually occurs at night and doesn't respond to robitussin (guaifenesin). Any thoughts?
I gave my 4 year old 2.5mL children’s Zyrtec 1 hour ago. Can I give him 4mL (not children’s) Robitussin severe multi-symptom cough cold+flu?
Would it be a problem to mix Robitussin (guaifenesin) cough syrup and equate cough syrup together?
Mixing meds: I would not advise it. If you are having to mix them or exceed the recommended dose for symptom relief then you should speak with your doctor. ...Read more
What to do if i had 2 bottles of Robitussin-DM cough n cold peak cold for adults willl this get me high?
Got an awful cough. Tried robitussin, mucinex, (guaifenesin) and tessalon but can't stop coughing! Suggestions?
I took Robitussin (guaifenesin) for a persistent dry cough, no luck so i just took nyquil two hours later is that ok?
Yes: As long as it was plain robitussin, that's fine. If it was Robitussin dm, (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) then you would want to wait at least 4 hours in between the two, because both of those have a cough suppressant in them, and you don't want to double up on the same medication. ...Read more
I accidentally took a double dose of hydrometer cough medicine thinking it was my regular robitussin (guaifenesin). What should I do?
My daughter has this irritating cough for the past several days any idea of the best cough relief. We've tried robitussin (guaifenesin)...Still has a cough.
Robitussin (guaifenesin) is....: ..Pretty close to worthless (as are mucinex, (guaifenesin) delsum, triaminic, etc.).For a simple cough not related to pneumonia or asthma, buckwheat honey is quite effective. Don't use the stuff in the bear jar; it helps much less. Use a teaspoon of *buckwheat* honey every now and then as needed. If the cough persists, worsens, fever develops, or any other worsening of the problem, see your pediatrician. ...Read more
No. IUI is better: It has been thought that it may thin the cervical mucus but there is no scientific evidence that it helps increase fertility. Cervical mucus problems are a rare cause of not getting pregnant (unless taking clomid, (clomiphene) or some women with previous leep or cone biopsy of the cervix). Intrauterine insemination (iui) is a good option. See a fertility specialist (rei) if trying to conceive without success. ...Read more
Ask your OB: U should be asking all these ?S to yoru OB as yoru OB has specific meds that they will recommend usually that should be safe but ask your ob. ...Read more
Can I take NyQuil cold and flu to let me sleep 4 hours after having taken Robitussin 12 hour cough relief? Cough relief didn’t work :(
What should I do if I cough w mucus for a week already and I have asthma? I take Robitussin (guaifenesin) and it does not seem helping.
Asthma exacerbation: Coughing, not wheezing, is the most common symptom of asthma. Mucousy cough especially makes me think asthma or sinusitis. Sinusitis often makes asthma worse. Time to switch to your yellow zone if you have an asthma plan. No plan? Contact your doctor. You need a reliever medication like albuterol, a controller medications like an inhaled steroid, possibly Prednisone & a better plan. ...Read more
What do you recommend if I gave my gf Robitussin (guaifenesin) cough n cold cf, shes 17 wks preg. realized it was the wrong kind will the baby be ok?
Robitussin (guaifenesin) cf: The medication will not affect the fetus ...Read more
Yes: Yes, but check with your OB as well. ...Read more
Symptom control: Do not give these products to children younger than 4 years of age as they can cause problems. Guaifenesin is used to relieve chest congestion . Guaifenesin may help control symptoms but does not treat the cause of symptoms or speed recovery. Guaifenesin may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:headache, nausea, vomiting. ...Read more
Can i give my 11 year old Robitussin (guaifenesin) cough and cold during the day or will it make her sleepy?
Month in asia. Cough phlegm, inner chest irritation often, cough often. Certain that usa Robitussin (guaifenesin) would fix. Meds here no effect. What can I do?.
Cough and phlegm: If cough produces yellow-green phlegm, there may be a concern that the source of your symptoms may be a bacterial bronchitis that may require antibiotics. Frequent throat clearing, sense of foreign body in throat, mucous in throat mainly in am, and chest discomfort mainly after big meal or spicy meal implies acid reflux affecting throat for which prilosec/tums/reducing acid/sour in diet is best. ...Read more