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Tussinex Cough Syrup
Yes: Yes u can take tussinox early but not too frequently one time early is ok. ...Read more
Over-the-counter med: Cough & cold medicines are available over-the-counter w/o prescription in the States. Assuming that you're otherwise healthy & not taking any prescription medications, most cough meds should be fine for average citizen. Those w/high blood pressure should avoid decongestants while elderly should avoid older 1st generation antihistamines (side effects = dry eyes/mouth, can't pee/poop, confusion). ...Read more
I feel like I have bronchitis and had some cough medicine Tussionex from a while back and I have a really bad cough?
Do Not Use: Sizzurp is a slang name for a mixture containing one or more cough medicines, usually Codeine and often Promethazine mixed with soft drinks and other flavorings. It is not controlled in any way and it is dangerous to use these medications without being prescribed by a physician. ...Read more
Cough: Maybe so , maybe not. Depends on the child, why he/she is coughing and the cough syrup. There are many illnesses that cause cough. Best to see your doctor about any significant cough so that the cause is found and proper medicine can be given. For minor coughs honey in hot herb tea is soothing for children over 1 year of age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer