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Claritin D vs. Mucinex for Congestion

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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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Pseudoephedrine/loratadine (trade names Claritin-D, Clarinase, Clarinase Repetabs) is an orally administered drug combination for the treatment of allergic rhinitis and the common cold. Pseudoephedrine, one of the naturally occurring al... Read more on Wikipedia
Dextromethorphan (DXM or DM) is an antitussive (cough suppressant) drug. It is one of the active ingredients in many Over-the-counter drug common cold and cough medicines, such as Robitussin, NyQuil, Dimetapp, Vicks, Coricidin, Delsym, and ot... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Sita
October 23, 2013
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Mucinex DM couch and chest congestion
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What patients are saying about Claritin D vs. Mucinex

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our pill. Mucinex does a better job at my congestion but I...
I have taken claritin D and Mucinex. Claritin D works well on my ...on the 24 our pill. Mucinex does a better job at my congestion but I was ...for the histamines but xyzal just doesnt work fo
without any problems, but it was not Claritin-D.� For...
...you have a tummy ache.� I ...food.� I took Claritin for about 18 months after surgery without any problems, but it was not Claritin-D.� For congestion I use Mucinex.� Decongestants can make...
have much effect on drying up secretions. They dont work...
...etc. Unless you are taking the Claritin D or AllegraD they dont really have much effect on drying up secretions. They dont work that way. They interfere ...normal then just take some Mucinex u...
inhaler, told to take claritin d, now has swollen gland...
...1 week, given inhaler, told to take claritin d, now has swollen gland under jaw size of golf ball since this morning. has grown since this morning. has taken some mucinex...
taking Mucinex and can't see much improvement. sometimes...
...I've had bronchitis going on 3 weeks now and it's sure not helping the congestion and coughing. Right now I'm taking Mucinex and can't see much improvement. sometimes Claritin D helps...
I could take Claritin-D last time around but my friend's...
...others won't. I know my Dr said I could take Claritin-D last time around but my friend's Dr said she could use Mucinex...I guess it depends on the Dr and their experiences...
I stopped and was just taking Mucinex. Ever since my BFP -...
ME!!! I used to take Claritin D and then I stopped ...I had so I stopped and was just taking Mucinex. Ever since my BFP - I've been miserable with ...I can take regular Claritin, Mucinex and...
All claritin D does for me is keep me awake Sorry...
...ATB but here we like mucinex (guaifenesin) to get the crap ...drink LOTS of water. All claritin D does for me is keep me awake Sorry your sick but hopefully after a...
pits! I agree with Edie, Mucinex is wonderful. I use the...
...the pits!  I agree with Edie, Mucinex is wonderful.  I use ...Mucinex DM.  With my last sinus infection, I learned that ...ID and get some Claritin-D.   That, combined with the Mucinex, did w...
didn't work for me the one time I tried it. Don't know...
...didn't work for me the one time I tried it.  Don't know why. I got Claritin-D (pseudoephedrine sulfate 240mg & loratadine 10mg) The box says it gets rid of runny nose, sneezing, itchy watery...
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