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What to do if i had 2 bottles of Robitussin-DM cough n cold peak cold for adults willl this get me high?

What to do if i had 2 bottles of Robitussin-DM cough n cold peak cold for adults willl this get me high?

What to do is stop : Don't do this. The potential damage to your brain is irreversible. Dextromethorphan can cause boring holes known as Olney lesions in your brain. Bad idea. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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I had 2 bottles of Robitussin-DM cough n cold peak cold for adults willl this get me high?

I had 2 bottles of Robitussin-DM cough n cold peak cold for adults willl this get me high?

Yes and damage you: Drinking cough syrup is potentially damaging to your brain. It can cause lesions or boring holes called Olney lesions. Don't do it. ...Read more

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Benzonatate and Nyquil cough combined isn't working. Coughed until I vomited last night. Can I mix the Rx with Robitussin DM? I don't know what to do?

Benzonatate and Nyquil cough combined isn't working. Coughed until I vomited last night. Can I mix the Rx with Robitussin DM? I don't know what to do?

M.D. follow up: I would suggest not mixing the medications. If you have a severe cough, a work up to include a screening for Pertussis and Asthma is suggested. A nasal saline rinse helps to reduce post nasal drip and cough. A virtual appt online: healthtap.com/DosanjhMD Code: NCYHPZ ...Read more

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I've been coughing for a week. Chest feels tight and it's a frequent uncontrollable dry cough. Been taking Robitussin-DM to no avail. What to do?

I've been coughing for a week.  Chest feels tight and it's a frequent uncontrollable dry cough.  Been taking Robitussin-DM to no avail.  What to do?

See a doctor: Any time you have chest tightness and a cough that doesn't improve with otc meds and time, you should check with your doctor. Secondary infections, asthma, or other lung diseases can be the cause. ...Read more

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My cough is getting better after two boxes of Robitussin-DM over 2 weeks but my chest feels tight. Proair doesn't help. Why?

Cough: Has a physician been following you with this condition? If you haven't been checked, an opinion from the web can't help. You should get checked by your dr. To be sure no additional problem if you haven't already. ...Read more

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I have a bad cold/cough with sinus pressure and a deep cough in my chest. Is it safe to take Advil cold and sinus and Robitussin DM at the same time?

I have a bad cold/cough with sinus pressure and a deep cough in my chest.  Is it safe to take Advil cold and sinus and Robitussin DM at the same time?

Yes: There is no problem taking these medications together. If your symptoms do not resolve in a week or if you develop high fever or shortness of breath then see a doctor right away. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Guaifenesin And Dextromethorphan (Definition)

Guaifenesin|dextromethorphan is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


Dr. Warren Foster
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Cough Suppressant (Definition)

Cough suppressants are a kind of antihistamine type drug and common cold or symptom drug (common ...Read more