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I was wondering if I can take coricidin hbp after taking mucinex dm? Thank u

I was wondering if I can take coricidin hbp after taking mucinex dm? Thank u

Perhaps: The coricidin HbP daytime is like mucinex dm, thus you are essentially doubling the dose which is likely ok for most people. The evening formula contains an antihistamine and I see with issue with the combination especially with nighttime formula ...Read more

Mucinex (Definition)

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


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I'm taking mucinex (guaifenesin) D. I took it at 10:21am. Is it ok that I had 1 beer at 8pm?

I'm taking mucinex (guaifenesin) D. I took it at 10:21am. Is it ok that I had 1 beer at 8pm?

No: ref from drugs.com:Mucinex D can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert. Avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking this medicine. Do not mix the two. Hope it answers the question ...Read more

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How long should I wait after taking mucinex (guaifenesin) 12 hour relief to take NyQuil?

How long should I wait after taking mucinex (guaifenesin) 12 hour relief to take NyQuil?

12 hours: Best is to follow instructions on the box. Do not mix this medications, since some components can be the same, therefore increasing your chance of overdose ...Read more

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Is taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm with a vitamin safe?

Is taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm with a vitamin safe?

Yes: There are no known interactions between Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and vitamins. Mucinex (guaifenesin) relieves symptoms but does not cure coughs. Most coughs are viral ; not helped by antibiotics. Consider taking pelargonium sidoides (umcka) and trying homeopathy. See http://bit.Ly/1f6rjci ; http://bit.Ly/h97vwf. ...Read more

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My eyes have been dilated since taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) should I be worried?

My eyes have been dilated since taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) should I be worried?

No: Dilated pupils is one of the known side effects of the drug. The pupils will return to normal with time once you discontinue the drug. ...Read more

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I have bronchitis &am taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) to help keep coughs productive. Can I drink tumeric milk to help as well while taking Mucinex (guaifenesin),or just one of them?

I have bronchitis &am taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) to help keep coughs productive. Can I drink tumeric milk to help as well while taking Mucinex (guaifenesin),or just one of them?

Cough meds: AngelaM543 ~ cough meds and antibiotics to treat bronchitis is a well guarded urban myth that the Pharma world keep going with great positive effect on their bottom line and next to no effect on you, and lots of s/effects in some cases. Mucinex (guaifenesin) wont harm you, and it will happily do very little for your cough as well. STREAM inhalation probably does as much. Maybe more. Tumeric milk? Well.....?? ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol 24 hours taking mucinex (guaifenesin) dm? Took it for 2 days.

Can you drink alcohol 24 hours taking mucinex (guaifenesin) dm?  Took it for 2 days.

Yes don't overdo it: You may have alcohol - however, alcohol in excess is not good for you and in the long run may have deleterious effects on many organ systems in your body. Take care and don't overdo it - and don't drink on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol 3 hours after taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm?

Can i drink alcohol 3 hours after taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm?

Drinking when ill: You know the warnings on these products are there for a reason. If you are coughing, congested, and ill, why would you drink alcohol? Why would you take in a product to make you more dehydrated to make it harder to clear your mucous and get better? ...Read more

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My college age daughter has a very bad chest and head cold. Student health gave her benedryl and we already had her taking mucinex expectorant.

My college age daughter  has a very bad chest and head cold. Student health gave her benedryl and we already had her taking mucinex expectorant.

It happens: There is little that anyone can do with a chest/head cold but wait it out. They likely offered the benedryl as something to do, but it is unlikely to do much more than make her groggy. I'd stick with the mucinex, rest and comfort food. ...Read more