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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?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Edwards
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

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

In brief: Yes

mucinex (guaifenesin) is guaifenisin and the similisan is homeopathic (no pharmacologic substances and the homoepathic substances are in tiny doses) no interactions
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Dr. Neil Kudler
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Why?

Mucinex (guaifenesin) is a standard expectorant (loosens mucus) and can relieve symptoms.
Similasan is a homeopathic agent. The biggest risk is not knowing if one or the other helps your son. Most people who believe in homeopathy would avoid standard medications. I personally do not believe that homeopathy offers any benefit.

In brief: Why?

Mucinex (guaifenesin) is a standard expectorant (loosens mucus) and can relieve symptoms.
Similasan is a homeopathic agent. The biggest risk is not knowing if one or the other helps your son. Most people who believe in homeopathy would avoid standard medications. I personally do not believe that homeopathy offers any benefit.
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not recommended

Until 6 yrs old

In brief: Not recommended

Until 6 yrs old
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