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What Is The Difference Between Dimetapp Dm And Brotapp Dm For Children Age 4 Are There Any Harmful Side Effects With Brotapp Dm In This Age Group
What is the difference between dimetapp dm and brotapp dm for children age 4? Are there any harmful side effects with brotapp dm in this age group?
No important ones: For at least the last decade we have recommended parents not use these cough/cold medications in kids before school age if then. They were once a prescription med that eventually made it to OTC status. Over time we realized more kids were self medicating and ending up in the ER with toxic overdoses. The research eventually showed they don't do much, other than give parents something to do. ...Read more
Dimetapp is a brand name of a cold medicine that contains brompheniramine and pseudoephedrine. Brompheniramine is an antihistamine that prevents sneezing, itchy watery eyes and nose; and other symptoms of allergies and hay fever. Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant, which reduces the blood flow to certain areas and allows nasal ...Read more
Dimetapp: Dimetapp contains and antihistamine (bromphenyramine) and a decongestant (pseudoepherine, phenylephrine or phenylpropanoolamine). The dm version has both ingredients of dimetapp with added cough suppressant (dextromethorphan). Both medications are not recommended to children aged below 6 years old. ...Read more
Can I take dimetapp cold and allergy with Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm, or will there be adverse effects?
Very cautiously;: There're some possible side effects especially with long-term use. ...Read more
I have a 6 month old and his dr told me he could take 1/4 t spoon od dimetapp dm is this true he is coughing so hard he is pukeing?
Medication Effects: Since you did not describe what the side effects are or what you were treating in the first place, my first thought is that this is most likely not side effects from this medication but symptoms of the underlying problem. ...Read more
I took 100mg of Tramadol. If I was to take a Mucinex-DM tablet would there be any reaction or negative side effects?
Several things: Could happen. Both medications can be sedating so combining the two may make you drowsy. Also both can enhance serotonin effects in the body like agitation, fever, tremors, palpitations, muscle spasms, and skin flushing. You may want to review this with your physician if it a combo you feel like you'll needs for several days or more. ...Read more
Multiple: This drug includes a decongestant which is a stimulant. It can make you anxious, cause palpitations, elevated blood pressure and dizziness. The cough suppressant causes sedation, and may cause nausea or abdominal discomfort. It can even become addictive. Guaifenesin is supposed to loosen secretions, it can cause vomiting. ...Read more
I take Paxil (paroxetine) and clonazepam and I have cold/flu I need medicine but the only thing recommended is Mucinex dm which never worked for me! Is there anything else I can take that is safe less side effects?
Try topicals: The only interaction between OTC cold medicines and paroxetine is the increased risk for serotonin syndrome (rare). If you have a history of this syndrome or any others - I'd call your doctor. In the meantime - I'd suggest an intranasal spray (Nasacort) and Chloraseptic Max throat drops to treat the symptoms. DayQuil should be ok - but check with your doctor since they know your history. G'luck! ...Read more
Why you need insulin: Dm1 results because body can't make insulin, possibly due to a viral infections destroying the insulin-producing cells of pancreas, thus Insulin must be given. Little genetic compoment. Dm2 has a high genetic component and is related to Insulin resistance. Fat make body more resistant and the pancreas "tires out" trying to compensate. Diet, exercise, meds, later Insulin usually treat. ...Read more
How do I find what's the difference between Robitussin-DM nighttime max strength & nyquil/dayquil?
OTC medications: Please consult your pharmacist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Superspecialisation available: MCH in surgical oncology m.Ch. In oncology dm in medical oncology difference?
Huh!: I don't understand your question. Surgical oncologists have completed a 5 year residency in surgery and a two year fellowship in surgical oncology. We are surgeons with special interest and experience in treating cancer. Most do not give chemotherapy. Medical oncologists typically start with internal medicine and then subspecialise. They give chemotherapy and other drugs but do not do surgery. ...Read more
I got pneumonia and doctor prescribed me robitussin ac but not working much. Is it ok if I switched to Robitussin Dm (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan). What is the difference in dm n a?
DM has: dextromethorphan which is a cough suppressant. AC just means there is codeine included, a narcotic suppressant. Pneumonia needs to be treated with antibiotics and expectorant, along with anti-inflammatory medicines. You can take the DM but it is unlikely to be more effective than with codeine. You can try a formulation with Hydrocodone like Tussionex or TussiCaps. ...Read more
Can I give my 18 month old children's dimetapp dm elixir cold&cough?? And how much if so?? Also am I able to give with Tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or Motrin?? Thanks
My 8 mo. Old (18 lbs) rec'd in 12 hrs 8 ml of Bromfed (brompheniramine) dm. The wrong label put on. It should've read 1/4 tsp 3x daily. Is this harmful to him?
Bromfed (brompheniramine): No likely long term harm. Possibly more drowsy for a while. ...Read more
My boyfriend is new dx with DM and now his toes between his pinky and four digit is black and looks like it is spreading to me.
Get him to the: ER immediately. It could be a bad, life threatening infection. ...Read more
Can I give my 10 year old son Mucinex (guaifenesin) fast max dm? It's adult strength and says children and adults over 12 can take 20 ml every 4 hours.
Dm 1 w/ htn/hyperlipidemia. Lost dad may w dm 1 and esrd, age 65. I now have approx 80% of kidney failure s/s. What chances coincidence or real worry?
Real: I answered earlier. If I were you I would worry and get it tested asap. ...Read more
Would not recommend: The american academy of pediatrics has stated that children under 3 should not receive cough/cold medications. Multiple studies have shown that they do not help and there have been several deaths reported as a result of giving these medications. An acceptable alternative for relieving cough is honey--either in tea or as honey-based cough medications. Plenty of fluids are also important, . ...Read more
I am 39 & with essential hypertension since 18yrs. Also type 2 dm. I am not on regular medications. I am getting occasional left sided chest pain. Why?
Pediatrician advised to give my 21 month old 24 pound daughter 1 TSP dimetapp cold and cough childrens. Is this okay?
Old medication: This is a product sold by prescription 3 decades ago but available over the counter for the last 2. It underwent a formulation change about 10 yrs ago, reducing its strength. At about the same time most realized these products have little value and advised against use under 6. I find this dose a little heavy, by double (when used for allergies). ...Read more
Age 70, dm for 30 yrs and ckd. Proteinuria. Recently his erythrodermic psoriasis has covered 30% areas. Dr. Is confused. Subcu methotrexate?
DM: Healthy diet and exercise comes first cheap and no side effects. Take medications as prescribed. Control blood sugar, pressure and cholesterol. Keep doctor appointments and have lab work done on time. Ur part is to support her in making all that happen DM is a life changing experience that needs a lot of support. Ur concers shows that u care & would provide her with good support. Good luck. ...Read more