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I am 8 weeks pregnant and have a bad cold. Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) pm and Robitussin at the same time?
Yes: Yes, under the direction of your doctor. ...Read more
Can I take azithromycin 500mg, robitussin, and advil (ibuprofen) pm together? I have not slept in 3 days I have terrible bronchitis.
Interactions: Looks like a safe combination. I hope you can get some relief. ...Read more
Read label: When all else fails, read the instructions--the product label has the answer, even if in small print. ...Read more
It would be: Unethical for any doctor on healthap to instruct you how to abuse this medication. It is unethical for you to ask. ...Read more
Yes: Most of these preparations don't do much anyway, and the kid stuff similar to their adult preparation. ...Read more
Guaifenesin: The active ingredient in Robitussin and Mucinex is 'guaifenesin' which is recommended up to 2400 mg max dose per day in divided doses. However, it is an extremely safe medicine in general with few side effects and no well known toxicity. Robitussin usually contains other meds, like phenylephrine or dextromethorphan which have more toxicity. Plain guaifenesin is the safest drug in those mixtures. ...Read more
Strength: Children's products that are patterned after adult ones usually have less, often about half, of the amount of drug in a given volume. The goal is to decrease the chance of overdosing, while applying the assumption that children need less drug for effectiveness than does an adult. ...Read more
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
Yes: There should be no issues.Get a more detailed answer ›