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Mucinex vs. Tessalon for Cough

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Mucinex

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Tessalon

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Other Names: Benzonatate   Tessalon Perles
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 36,561 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 541 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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 Mucinex vs. Tessalon

27 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Pearls. Works great for a dry hacking cough . If you...
Tessalon Pearls. Works great for a dry ...is excellent. (Contains hydrocodone though)   Mucinex (expectorant) is supposed to b...
cough, I find tessalon pearls work great. For a productive...
...a dry cough, I find tessalon pearls work great. For a productive cough, mucinex. I think he should be...
it's spelled)....Mucinex is the brand name...It works well,...
...it....It worked like a charm.Also, another drug you can try is Tessalon Pearls (benzotonate) 100mg caps...they ...that's how it's spelled)....Mucinex is the brand name...It works well, but again...
one I'd use Mucinex. Tessalon pearls (prescription only)...
...coughing but I do remember the intense back pain coughing brought on before my surgery. OTC cough remedies are largely useless but if I had to go with one I'd use Mucinex. Tessalon pearls...
I also usually prescribe Tessalon Pearles for my...
...Mucinex ( guaifenesin ) can help thin out the nasal secretions and get rid of them more easily. I do recommend a Neil Med sinus rinse used with distilled water, you can pick one up from many...
cover it! I take OTC Mucinex with Dextromethorphan and...
...Change* we're all experiencing! I also have dx asthma...years of allergy shots and other asthma meds have helped. I remember when I used to take Tessalon Perles, but now MY insurance won't cover it...
Is she taking anything like mucinex to help thin...
...she taking anything like mucinex to help thin the secretions? She also needs to stay very hydrated. I've heard of people getting some coughing relief by taking something called Tessalon Pearls. ...
way to jump. Do I take the Tessalon and try to stop the...
...I know the antibiotics are killing the infect), and other times it feels like a dry cough. I know, this is ridiculous. I feel a little lightheaded from all the meds, too. I kept both of us up las...
to take Mucinex and Tessalon for his cough. And he is STILL...
...but my DH just got over the pneumonia. He was off work ...6 day anitibiotics RX. Was advised to take Mucinex and Tessalon for his cough. And he is STILL...
Ray!  I have to take the Mucinex every day and it is...
...Ray!  I have to take the Mucinex every day and it is ...probably would help if I wasn't a smoker though. Do they still make Tessalon Pearles?  That is a wonderful...
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