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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
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Mucinex DM couch and chest congestion
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What patients are saying about Cough Drops + Mucinex + Flu

13 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
cough drops and Mucinex. This seems to be working for me. I...
...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...
mucinex works wonders to get rid of ...ur throat moist by sucking on cough drops or luden's drops (the pectin temporarily helps the sore throat) i would try to stay...
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 los...
me to take Mucinex.. it has been great! I hope you feel...
...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 ...
my lungs? i take mucinex, but it isnt the cough suppresent...
...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,...
The midwife put me on Mucinex for the chest congestion...
...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...
they told me to take mucinex, suddephed PE, and they put...
...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...
She told me to take mucinex, that didn't work very...
...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...
ALL times and still taking mucinex to keep it flowing out,...
...have kleenex and cough drops with me at ALL times and still taking mucinex to keep it flowing out, instead of collecting in my lungs. I have had to listen to all the flu jokes at work...
I was told I could take Mucinex, the original kind (not the...
...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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