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Cough Drops vs. Mucinex for Flu

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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Sita
October 23, 2013
Sita wrote
Mucinex DM couch and chest congestion
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What patients are saying about Cough Drops + Mucinex + Flu

11 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
and now I'm going to pass out thanks to some Nyquil...
...and spent all day on the couch with glass after glass of water, a huge mug of tea, tissues, and cough drops. Mucinex failed me miserably, and now I'm going to pass out thanks to...
cough. Today is day 15 - still have kleenex and cough drops...
...flu (comes on much slower) but will still put you in the bed. Body aches and a head full of congestion that slowly works it way to your lungs. From what people who are going to the doc with it are ...
I hope you feel better soon! I opted out of getting the flu...
...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 ...
(the kind with guaifenesin) were on it. I HTH... My cold/flu...
...They really helped with my energy and my dr said they were fine to take. I also got a list of medications that are safe during pregnancy and both cough drops and mucinex (the kind with...
an ear infection, I dont go for regular colds or the f...
...cough drops. The only meds I take are if I have a headache(motrin/aleve) or if Im nauseous I will take something for that, I prefer to take \"bitters\". I only go to the doctor if Im very sick and ...
Mucinex and Delsyum have been helpful. I ended...
...and needed some antibiotics. Mucinex and Delsyum have been helpful. I ended up with a kid version of Mucinex because adult makes me ...nice and sucking on Burt's Bees cough drops helps contr...
worked for me. Oh, and claratin, because I hate mucinex
...tylenol and cough drops worked for me. Oh, and claratin, becau...
mucinex works wonders to get rid of the yucky mucus... stay...
mucinex works wonders to get rid ...next couple days keep ur throat moist by sucking on cough drops or luden's drops (the pectin temporarily helps the sore throat) i would try to stay at home and...
congestion. I took mucinex the entire time and vitamin...
...last week. I still have a cough every now and then with some congestion. I took mucinex the entire time and vitamin C drops instead of cough drops. They helped the cough though and I got...
Currently, I am taking Mucinex, some advil and Nyquil...
...never find anything that I love. Currently, I am taking Mucinex, some advil and Nyquil gel caps for night time. ...the latest thing (?) Zinc cough drops never worked for me and I...
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