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Could similasan's kid's cold and mucus relief be taken with benedryl?

Could similasan's kid's cold and mucus relief be taken with benedryl?

Yes: Similisan is homeopathic and can be taken with benadryl (diphenhydramine)...Do not take them at the same time as the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can antidote the similisan... ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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Can I give tylenol (acetaminophen) with similasan kids cold and mucus relief?

Can I give tylenol (acetaminophen) with similasan kids cold and mucus relief?

Yes: They work on different pathways. You may find that you won't need the tylenol (acetaminophen) if the similisan is working. ...Read more

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Can my 45 lb 4 yr old take children's Mucinex (guaifenesin) cough and similasan kids cold and mucus relief together?

Can my 45 lb 4 yr old take children's Mucinex (guaifenesin) cough and similasan kids cold and mucus relief together?

Yes: mucinex (guaifenesin) is guaifenisin and the similisan is homeopathic (no pharmacologic substances and the homoepathic substances are in tiny doses)

no interactions ...Read more

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Can I give my 5 year old Similasan Kids Cold & Mucus relief and children's claritin In the same day (like 12 he's apart)?

Can I give my 5 year old Similasan Kids Cold & Mucus relief and children's claritin In the same day (like 12 he's apart)?

Yes: As similasan is herbal, and advertised as it can be taken alongside other regular medications, but don't exceed recommended dosages for any, best wishes ...Read more

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Could similasan cough and mucus relief make babies sleepy?

Could similasan cough and mucus relief make babies sleepy?

See Doctor Now: Your infant's age is unknown. Similasan is a homeopathic drug therefore its safety, effectiveness & side-effect profile are unconfirmed which makes this an unacceptable choice for any infant. Cough is highly associated with infection in an infant until proven otherwise & treating a cough without knowing the cause can lead to pneumonia in infants. See your doctor for correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Can you mix simlasan cold and mucus relief with claritin (loratadine)?

Can you mix simlasan cold and mucus relief with claritin (loratadine)?

?: Similasan is herbal used by homeopath, it contains senega which loosens mucus through irritation of mucus membranes, thus more mucus is produced, hence expectorated, claritin (loratadine) though decreases secretions and not meant to be an expectorant rather at times it works as a cough suppressant, at any rate if you have cold symptoms and are in doubt, rest, fluids and either medicine would help, ...Read more

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Can mucus relief dm and Vicks nyquil cold and flu relief be used at the same time?

Can mucus relief dm and Vicks nyquil cold and flu relief be used at the same time?

Pharmacist: The mucus relief dm product has an ingredient that loosens mucus and dextromethorphan that suppresses a cough. If the Nyquil product also has dm in it, then taking both products may provide too much dm. Check with your pharmacist who has access to this information. ...Read more

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Can I give my 4 year old tylenol (acetaminophen) after I gave her similasan cough and cold relief? Its been 3 hours but her fever is still high.

Can I give my 4 year old tylenol (acetaminophen) after I gave her similasan cough and cold relief? Its been 3 hours but her fever is still high.

Most likely: I am not familiar with similasin, but if you read the ingredients, and it does not have acetaminophen in it, then you can give Tylenol. if it does contain acetaminophen, then you must wait 4 hours to administer tylenol ...Read more

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I accidentally gave my 3 1/2 year old 5 ml of similason cold & mucas relief. Was thinking benedryl dosage. Suppose to be 2.5 ml?

I accidentally gave my 3 1/2 year old 5 ml of similason cold & mucas relief. Was thinking benedryl dosage. Suppose to be 2.5 ml?

Eye/ear?: This is a natural product; however, leave the medications to your pediatrician. I doubt any harm will be done since it is generally safe and no known side effects. ...Read more

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How to relieve pot nasal drip, already took mucus relief. There's a lot and I'm hacking and annoying everyone. Help please!

How to relieve pot nasal drip, already took mucus relief. There's a lot and I'm hacking and annoying everyone. Help please!

Post Nasal Drip: Agree with input from both dr. Refai & dr. Novick. This says "pot nasal drip". It may be a type for "post" but if it was meant to say "pot" then please stop using. Cannabis is a respiratory irritant. Concur with medical evaluation. Neti pots can reduce nasal congestion. Mix ΒΌ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into>. ...Read more

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Can you take mucus relief while breastfeeding?

Can you take mucus relief while breastfeeding?

It depends...: There are multiple forms of "mucus relief": pe, dm, chest, sinus, etc. Certainly you should check with your pediatrician or ob-gyn first before taking any medication while breast feeding or while being pregnant. However, as a general rule, most breastfeeding mothers may safely take guaifenesin-only products. Determine if your product contains aspartame, as this has been associated with headaches. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if taking guaifenesin, 800mg daily is safe if taken for many years for mucus relief?

Can you tell me if taking guaifenesin, 800mg daily is safe if taken for many years for mucus relief?

Guaifenesin: Taking the guaifensin should be ok. The question is, are you taking anything for your gastroesophageal reflux which could be causing your cough? ...Read more

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Can I take mucus relief dm while breastfeeding?

Can I take mucus relief dm while breastfeeding?

No Studies: It should be assumed some of it passes through breast milk but there are no studies that have been done.
It also depends on the age of your infant. The younger the least medications you should take.
Also consider that many cough and cold liquids contain alcohol and new guidelines for otc meds for kids have pulled them off the shelf for use in infants. ...Read more

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