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Dextromethorphan vs. Expectorant for Cough

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Dextromethorphan

OTC
/ 7,893 posts
Other Names: Robitussin   Cough Suppressant   Delsym   Dexalone   Benylin

Expectorant

OTC
/ 8,235 posts
Other Names: Guaifenesin   Mucinex   Robitussin   Cough Syrup   Tussin
Rating: 0.5 out of 5
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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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
Mucokinetics are a class of drugs which aid in the clearance of mucous from the airways, lungs, bronchi, and Vertebrate trachea. Such drugs can be further categorized by their mechanism of action.* expectorants* mucolytic agents* wetting agents / hypovi... Read more on Wikipedia
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guaifenesin (expectorant) is usually effective for a wet...
...you tried? A combination of dextromethorphan (a cough suppressant) and guaifenesin (expectorant) is usually effective for a wet cough....
with Dextromethorphan in it, because it is dangerous to...
...am taking Robitussin in liquid form. ...active ingredient in it, which is an expectorant. I also read not to buy the kind with Dextromethorphan in it, because it is dangerous to use when TTC....
is an expectorant using Dextromethorphan. I don't know the...
...Bexin. I understand it is an expectorant using Dextromethorphan. I don't know the details,...
cough we use dextromethorphan and guaifenesin. One...
...a dry/unproductive cough we use dextromethorphan and guaifenesin. One is an expectorant to loosen the chest, th...
when taking dextromethorphan or guaifenisen (expectorant...
...if anyone has noticed symptoms getting worse when taking dextromethorphan or guaifenisen (expectorant and cough suppressant). It seems that my symptoms do...
is an expectorant with cough supressant....
Robitussin DM (guaifenesin with dextromethorphan) is an expectorant with cough supressant. Guaifenesin is an L2 Dextromethorphan is an L1 These meds don't dry up milk...
that treats cough (dextromethorphan) and expectorant...
...at the active ingredients. You can take a cough medicine that treats cough (dextromethorphan) and expectorant to help you get the ...weeks ago and was prescribed a zpack (antibiotic). My OB...
substance used to suppress cough and is dangerous...
...just a lower respiratory expectorant (loosens phlegm in the ...for abuse because it contains dextromethorphan, a mind-altering substance used to suppress cough and is dangerous at high doses. I...
you can take an expectorant (like guaciinfine sp?) and...
...comfort measure you can take an expectorant (like guaciinfine sp?) and a cough suppressant like Delsym (dextromethorphan). If you see a doctor...
extraction of dextromethorphan from cough syrup. -...
...Guaifenesin 200 mg (Expectorant) http://www.vicks.com...trol-liquid-dm/ The Guaifenesin ...\"]Acid-base extraction of dextromethorphan from cough...
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