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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

Dr. Robert Cloutier
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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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Can Robitussin (guaifenesin) make you more fertile?

NO: It always amazes me the totally wrong or misleading gets out about drugs by anecdotal stories or via the internet, or via the pharmaceutical companies themselves. Learn to be discerning about what you hear and who you hear it from. Be skeptical about any such claims. Once again, the answer is no. ...Read more

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Can I give my son mortin after give him robitussin (guaifenesin)?

Can I give my son mortin after give him robitussin (guaifenesin)?

Perhaps: If giving your son plain Robitussin with plain motrin, then this is probably acceptable. However, since more companies are developing drug combinations please read the ingredients list carefully. Motrin is identified as "ibuprofen"--which is the same as advil and very similar to aleve (naproxen). The best answer is to ask your local pharmacist if any of your son's drugs used together pose a problem. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Robitussin (guaifenesin) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Robitussin (guaifenesin) overdose?

Robitussin O/D: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. OD sx's may include: "Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Nausea, Nervousness, Breathing difficulty, Seizures, Hallucinations, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Abnormal heart rate, Blurred vision, Confusions, Cephalalgia, Muscle spasm, Cold clammy skin, Loss of appetite" REF: https://overdoseinfo. Com/guaifenesin-overdose-symptom ...Read more

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Could it be healthy if I take nyquil pm and Robitussin (guaifenesin) together?

DRUG INTERACTIONS.: See: http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1200-4453, 53-17161 ...Read more

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Do cough syrups like Robitussin (guaifenesin) cure your cough or just relieve it?

Do cough syrups like Robitussin (guaifenesin) cure your cough or just relieve it?

Not a cure: You're treating a symptom only with Robitussin (guaifenesin) or any other "cough medication". The only "cure" is to treat the cause of the cough. ...Read more

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Can I take nyquil and Robitussin (guaifenesin) at the same time or within a few hours of one another?

Depends: You need to check the ingredients of both medicines to be sure you are not double dosing / overdosing on Acetaminophen (/tylenol) or other medicines. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use Robitussin (guaifenesin) for 2 month old? He has been coughing Alot more now and its been worsening over the week

Is it okay to use Robitussin (guaifenesin) for 2 month old? He has been coughing Alot more now and its been worsening over the week

No: A 2 month old who has a cough needs to be evaluated by a pediatrician. No cough medicine is advised for children under 2 years of age. You can use only nasal saline followed by suctioning. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I am taking Suboxone and am ill so want to also take Robitussin (guaifenesin) nighttime. Are there any interactions I should be concerned about?

You can,: There is no drug interactions. However, Suboxone is used to treat narcotic (opioid) dependence or addiction. If you use this medication during your treatment maintenance period as directed by your doctor, you should notified him/her immediately about any medication OTC, supplements or even vitamins. Please check your contract for more information. Respectfully. ...Read more

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