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Mucinex vs. Robitussin DM for Cough

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Mucinex

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Robitussin DM

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Other Names: Mucinex   Cough Suppressant   Mucinex DM
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 36,623 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 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
Robitussin is a line of common cold and cough medicines currently produced by Pfizer. Robitussin is available in various formulations. Robitussin contains an expectorant (Guaifenesin) Robitussin DM adds a cough suppressant (Dextromethorphan) to the exp... 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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I've switched from Mucinex to Robitussin DM.�� I also...
...cough) aren't making for a ton of fun.�� I hate that I'm taking cough medicine right now; my system should be squeaky clean as I enter into the 2WW phase.�� I've switched from Mucinex to Robitussin...
got mucinex, hoping that helps. I absolutely hate taking...
...that sometimes in pregnancy your body reacts to allergens that you normally wouldn't be allergic to... So maybe it is an allergy since I never had a cold and the cough doesnt seem to be going anywh...
Mucinex, and Robitussin DM worked great for me. All...
...Mucinex, and Robitussin DM worked great for me. All OB recommended. My sinus rinse bottle helped too -- I...
personally like Mucinex for the cough. It helps clear all...
...Robitussin DM. Another thing to help with a cough is steam. I have one of those facial steamers that I add a bit of euculyptus (sp?) and it helps too. I'm still battling this whatever I have t...
ole robitussin. Mucinex also works well. Again the plain...
Robitussin DM is the one that dries ...regular, plain ole robitussin. Mucinex also works well. Again the plain ...up the mucus. My dr advised 1200mg of the Mucinex 2x per day until...
taking Robitussin DM every 4 hours, although it did help to...
...sick of taking Robitussin DM every 4 hours, although it did help to break up ...my chest some. Tried Mucinex oral tab..one eve...
fine. Just look for the generic drug name \"Guaifenesin\"...
Yes, Mucinex is fine. Just look for the ...the label.  FWIW, my doc thinks Robitussin DM (same as Mucinex DM),...
tried benedryl? Robitussin dm worked better for me than...
...pain!!!!! Have you tried benedryl? Robitussin dm worked better for me than the mucinex. i have been battling th...
Robitussin DM works for me . DS tried Mucinex & asked me...
Only Robitussin DM works for me . DS tried Mucinex & asked me if I...
Also mucinex is good if you are congested supposedly....
Delsym and robitussin DM are safe to take while bf'ing if you are ...cuz it will dry you up real quick. Also mucinex is good if you are congested supposedly. Haven't tried it...
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