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Influenza, commonly referred to as the flu, is an infectious disease caused by RNA viruses of the biological family Orthomyxovir...
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Cough Drops
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Mucinex
Other name: Honey Lemon (Honey Lemon)
Other name: Robitussin (Robitussin)
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Satisfaction
10 / 10
Satisfaction
21,451
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Cough
Sore Throat
Common Cold
Flu
Congestion
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Cough
Common Cold
Congestion
Fever
Bronchitis
Headaches
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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Numbness
7
Addiction
4
Paranoia
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Loss Of Appetite
1
Ketosis
1
Tingling
1
Spotting
1
Contractions
1
Lung Cancer
1
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Spotting
6
Depression
3
Infertility
3
Drowsy
2
Migraines
2
Bleeding
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Sleepy
2
Addiction
1
Dry Mouth
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Muc
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1
4
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About Mucinex
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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" ...the same problem,coughing and mucus. But I use cough drops and Mucinex. This seems to be working for... "

" 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... "

" ...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 los... "

" ...it's okay to have cough drops..for your throat. I ...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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" ...it and yesterday i coughed and it hurt my chest, and it was like a dry cough. Its horrible, i start coughing, it hurts and i dont have phlegm anymore. Did the phlegm go to my lungs? i take mucinex,... "

" ...cough. The midwife put me on Mucinex for the chest ...it needs to be regular Mucinex, not the DM ...in pregnancy according to her. Also, Ricola cough drops are the best! Benedryl is also ok... "

" ...told me to take mucinex, suddephed PE, and ...for 5 days because im allergic to ammoxicillan and anything with cillian pretty much! but cough drops and humidifiers help alot!!!! hope that helps... "

" 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 think). I sit in... "

" ...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 anything! She told me to take mucinex, that didn't work very well. Now... "

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" ...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 ...started to subside and after 5 days it w... "

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