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Cough Drops vs Mucinex for Flu

Cough Drops
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Mucinex
Other name: Honey Lemon (Honey Lemon)
Other name: Robitussin (Robitussin)
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Cough
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Flu
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Taken for:
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Cough
Common Cold
Congestion
Fever
Bronchitis
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Flu
Chest Congestion
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Method of use:
Lozenge
Method of use:
Lozenge
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
OTC
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...
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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...
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ugh drops and Mucinex. This seems to be working for me. I do...
" Hi, I have the same problem,coughing and mucus. But I use cough drops and Mucinex. This seems to be... "

mucinex works wonders to get rid of the yucky mucus... stay...
" mucinex works wonders to get rid of the yucky mucus... stay ...next couple days keep ur throat moist by sucking on cough drops or luden's drops (the pectin temporarily helps the sore... "

lungs, so I took children's Mucinex to loosen things up....
" ...a cinder block instead of lungs, so I took children's Mucinex to loosen things up. That, and I stayed in ...one evening, and while my voice certainly wasn't pretty, cough drops kept me from losing it... "

to take Mucinex.. it has been great! I hope you feel bett...
" ...know it's okay to have cough drops..for your throat. I have ...7 weeks pg.. my doc told me to take Mucinex.. it has been great! I hope you feel better soon! I opted out of getting the flu shot. I... "

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y lungs? i take mucinex, but it isnt the cough suppresent o...
" Bad cough, where did the phlegm go? I used to cough phlegm up, but i could never get it out so i just kept swallowing it and yesterday i coughed and it hurt my chest, and it was like a dry cough. Its... "

The midwife put me on Mucinex for the chest congestion...
" ...terrible cough. The midwife put me on Mucinex for the chest congestion ...said it needs to be regular Mucinex, not the DM type. ...in pregnancy according to her. Also, Ricola cough drops are the best!... "

they told me to take mucinex, suddephed PE, and they put...
" ...i went to the dr. they told me to take mucinex, suddephed PE, and they ...for 5 days because im allergic to ammoxicillan and anything with cillian pretty much! but cough drops and humidifiers help... "

Dawn, have you tried Mucinex or its generic equal? I had a...
" Dawn, have you tried Mucinex or its generic equal?  I had a bad cough prior to starting chemo and that, along with Coricidin cough drops, really helped me get through it (I... "

told me to take mucinex, that didn't work very wel...
" ...up and help stop coughing? Is it safe for preg women? I forgot to ask Dr C yesterday and I hate to call today since it's Sat. I can't imagine that baby vicks wouldn't be ok. I am desperate to try... "

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was told I could take Mucinex, the original kind (not the DM...
" ...it helped. I also sucked on cough drops (Halls) as suggested by my OB (the recommended amount on the package). That helped as well. I was told I could take Mucinex, the original kind (not the ...of... "

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