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Benadryl vs. Robitussin DM for Cough

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Benadryl

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Robitussin DM

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Other Names: Mucinex   Cough Suppressant   Mucinex DM
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 292,241 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 2,881 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Benadryl (diphen) is a brand name allergy medicine marketed over-the-counter drug by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Prior to 2007, Benadryl was marketed by Pfizer. Benadryl was invented by George Rieveschl and first made publicl... Read more on Wikipedia
Robitussin is a line of common cold and cough medicines currently produced by Pfizer. Robitussin is available in various formulations. Robitussin contains an expectorant (Guaifenesin) Robitussin DM adds a cough suppressant (Dextromethorphan) to the exp... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Benadryl vs. Robitussin DM

256 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
well. I also took benadryl with it and got a good night...
...actually worked pretty well. I also took benadryl with it and got a good nig...
time, her previous doctor prescribed her Robitussin DM (well...
...daughter is realllly congested. The last time, her previous doctor prescribed her Robitussin DM (well, he gave us ...prescribed her Benadryl and Saline Drops? It hasnt been helping her congestio...
Have you tried benedryl? Robitussin dm worked better...
I feel your pain!!!!! Have you tried benedryl? Robitussin dm worked better for me than the mucinex. i...
me to get Robitussin DM. That really helped, but be careful...
...also have a chronic cough due to allergies/sinus problems. When I was in the hospital they gave me Benadryl which helped temporarily. ...the Dr. told me to get Robitussin DM. That really helped,...
helped. I also used a humidifier which helped...
...Dr said to take Robitussin DM and Benedryl.  The Benedryl knocked me out and cleared up my sinuses so I could sleep.  They both really helped.  I also used a humidifier which helped me at night. ...
dm, Tylenol @ benadryl, also antibiotics after not...
...My dr put me on robitussin dm, Tylenol @ benadryl, also antibiotics...
gave in and started takign benedryl and Robitussin DM, and...
...weeks ago. I finally gave in and started takign benedryl and Robitussin DM, and today is the frist day I have felt normal in weeks!! Yay!! Baby is now welcome to come!  I also peed myself a lot...
Tiger Lily ♥:\" No problem! I took Robitussin DM when I...
...No problem! I took Robitussin DM ...tried benadryl and it doesn't really help much but with this cold affecting my sleep its affecting my job since i work overnight and have to try to get as muc...
any pain, and Benadryl helped me sleep at night. It's no...
...had a bad cold for a couple ...really sucked. My dr told me I could take Robitussin DM, but it didn't do ...for any pain, and Benadryl helped me s...
For that you can take Benadryl. I took Robitussin dm when...
...For that you can take Benadryl. I took Robitussin dm when I got my cold didnt...
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