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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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Can take Robitussin (guaifenesin) peak cold before I take my thryoid medication?

Can take Robitussin (guaifenesin) peak cold before I take my thryoid medication?

Depends: You don't say what thyroid medication you are on. If you are taking thyroid hormone, thyroid should be taken on an empty stomach, and wait at least 40 min before eating. Robitussin (guaifenesin) peak has a mild stimulant in it. As long as your thyroid levels are normal, this should not be a problem, but if your thyroid levels are high, it could potentially cause more heart racing symptoms. ...Read more

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What medications can I take for a cold while taking adderal? Is Robitussin (guaifenesin) a good choice?

What medications can I take for a cold while taking adderal? Is Robitussin (guaifenesin) a good choice?

Ok: There are no significant drug interactions between Adderall and Robitussin (guaifenesin). Ok to take this cold med with Adderall. It's also a good idea to check with prescribing doctor, who knows your complete medical history. I hope this helps. All the best. ...Read more

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Can I take Robitussin-DM with high blood pressure medications?

Yes: However, I would avoid cough medicines if you are ill, coughing helps clear out the mucus or phlegm in your airway. Only take it if you can't sleep. ...Read more

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Robitussin dm (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) with blood pressure medication, is this okay?

Robitussin (guaifenesin): Plain Robitussin dm, (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) not the cough and cold form, is ok. The cough and cold form can raise bp. ...Read more

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Does Robitussin-DM have drugs in it?

Does Robitussin-DM have drugs in it?

Yes: All medications are drugs, meaning active components that has an effect.
This medication has Guaifenesin a mucolytic and dextrometorphan a cough suppressant. ...Read more

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Could Robitussin-DM max show up in a drug screen as an illegal drug?

Could Robitussin-DM max show up in a drug screen as an illegal drug?

Yes: If the drug screen is crude enough, dextromethorphan can appear as a stimulant. Most drug screens are sophisticated enough to correctly identify this but mis-identification does occur. ...Read more

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What is Robitussin (guaifenesin) pe?

2 medicines: It's a combination of a medicine called Pseudoephedrine which is a decongestant that works by shrinking the blood vessels in the nose and an expectorant (guaifenesen) that aims to make mucous easier to cough up. ...Read more

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Why would I get a high like feeling from robitussin (guaifenesin)?

Dextromethorphan: Because it contains dextromethorphan which has dissassociative effects. ...Read more

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Can I make Robitussin-DM taste better?

Can I make Robitussin-DM taste better?

Not that I know of: There is a reason people say something tastes like cough medicine..... The ingredients and many have an alcohol base that just makes them taste yucky. I would look for it as a pill or look to other possibilities. Honey and lemon are known to be excellent for coughs. Warm drinks help him phlegm. Elderberry is excellent for coughs. It contains sambucous and sambucous is good for mucous. ...Read more

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Should I take Robitussin (guaifenesin) with clomid?

Should I take Robitussin (guaifenesin) with clomid?

Doesn't help if TTC: There is no evidence that Robitussin (guaifenesin) helps you to conceive or that it helps to improve cervical mucus. It's generally safe to take Robitussin (guaifenesin) for coughs and colds when trying to conceive or when you're pregnant. It's probably not very effective as a cough and cold medicine either. If you're 44 and trying to conceive see a fertility specialist (rei) md for help. ...Read more

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Will the non drowsy robitussin (guaifenesin) keep me awake?

Will the non drowsy robitussin (guaifenesin) keep me awake?

No.: It should not keep you awake. It may cause heartbeat irregularities but not wakefulness. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nyquill 4hours after robitussin (guaifenesin)?

Is it safe to take nyquill 4hours after robitussin (guaifenesin)?

If used correctly: If one is using nyquil and "plain" Robitussin (guaifenesin) correctly, following the packages' instructions, and has not had any problems from either medication alone, then one would expect no problems from taking them together (at the same time or at different times). The nyquil does not have the same ingredients as plain Robitussin (guaifenesin) has, so one would not be doubling up on an ingredient. ...Read more

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Guiatuss, organidin nr, robitussin, (guaifenesin) which is better?

Mucinex (guaifenesin): Mucinex (guaifenesin) does not need to be taken as often as Robitussin both contain guaifinesen. If you have a cough, make sure to get a DM formulation that has a cough suppressant in it, dextromethorphan. Beware of some formulations have a decongestant, good if you have a stuffy nose, but can keep you up at night. Try to take a cough suppressant/guaifenesen to loosen secretions at night. See MD for Rx option ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 200 mg of benzonatate and robitussin (guaifenesin)?

Tessalon and guaifen: As far as I know. It is ok. I use them together all the time and have not heard or know of any interactions with the two that are worrisome. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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What type of Robitussin (guaifenesin) is best to take for a cough and cold?

What type of Robitussin (guaifenesin) is best to take for a cough and cold?

Robotussin DM. : Dm is dextromethorphan, a non-narcotic cough suppressant. Take it according to directions. If you are not better in 2 to 3 days be sure to see your doctor. ...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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Can u take Robitussin (guaifenesin) CF during the day and bebedryl at bedtime?

Yes you can: Robitusson CF is an expectorant and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine. I see that you are trying to avoid sedative effect during the daytime. You may use claritin, Allegra or zyrtec once at night as alternative. Generally less sedating than benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Robitussin (Definition)

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


Dr. Al Hegab
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Robitussin Pe (Definition)

Robitussin PE is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more