Can Robitussin (guaifenesin) be prescribed for long-term use?

No. I would avoid it in general except to help with sleep. If you have a cough that is not getting better, see your physician and find out why and treat the cause.

Related Questions

I'm caregiver to a 77yr old female with alzheimer's. Her doctor said she's could have Robitussin (guaifenesin) daily for a long term cough. Can it be taken long-ter?

As above. U may discuss this with her provider, he must have his reasons. Read more...
Consider this. Although Robitussin (guaifenesin) is an otc preparation and relatively safe, patients with alzheimer's may experience exquisite sensitivity to the anti-cholinergic side effects from most medicines. This could create worsening memory, and even promote a delirium or agitation. So, watch this lady with care, and confer with the doctor if problems emerge. Read more...

I am 16weeks pregnant can I take Robitussin (guaifenesin) long-acting cough?

Ask your OB. U should be asking all these ?S to yoru OB as yoru OB has specific meds that they will recommend usually that should be safe but ask your ob. Read more...

Is it safe to take prescribed Robitussin (guaifenesin) AC at 34 weeks gestation?

Catergory C but.. Robitussinac contains category c drugs: Codeine and guaifenesin. However, like other narcotics, Codeine rapidly crosses the placenta. Neonatal Codeine withdrawal has occurred even in infants whose mothers were taking Codeine at cough suppressant doses for as little as ten days prior to delivery. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Just plain robitussin or +dm is better. Get well soon. Read more...