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Guaifenesin And Dextromethorphan

It is used to thin mucus so it can be taken from the body by coughing. What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take this drug? If you have an allergy to guaifenesin, dextromethorphan, or any other part of this drug. If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have taken certain drugs used for low mood (depression) like isocarboxazid, phenelzine, or tranylcypromine or drugs used for Parkinsons disease like selegiline or rasagiline in the last 14 days. Taking this drug within 14 days of those drugs can cause very bad high blood pressure. If you have a cough with a lot of mucous. If you have a long-term cough caused by smoking or being around smoke, or lung problems like asthma or emphysema. This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with this drug. Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for Continue reading >>

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  1. re1ndeer

    What do you do for a cold or flu ?

    I think I'm coming down with the flu. Feel very crummy. Really don't want to eat (lost my appetite). Seems I'm drinking more fluids. Right now BS are stable.
    I know when this hits full force they will be all over the place. Do you have any suggestions, that would maybe lessen the severeaty of this?

  2. Jan8

    Mucinex DM. works all the time !

  3. PetiePal

    I'd stick away from Emergen-C and I KNOW Airborne and Zicam are 1000% scams. My brother did ads for them and they even admitted it outright lol.
    My best flu/cold remedy:
    -Mucinex (my endo said even Mucinex DM won't raise blood sugars much and was alright)
    -Lots of clear fluids, water, tea, soda, diet cranberry juice etc
    -Popping a Vitamin C AFTER the fact doesn't do too much, but still I'd keep on with your daily multivitamin
    -Get plenty of sleep. If you're not eating, showering, bathrooming etc you should try to sleep as much as possible. You can really sleep off a cold/flu.
    -Stay warm even if you're sweating. You sweat and get a fever because your body fights off infection easier at the higher temperature.
    -To break a fever take a cool shower, aspirin, or towel down yourself with cool water and shiver it out a little bit. Tylenol is still your friend after all these years. Stay away from Advil, Alleve, etc which can raise your blood pressure which we all know most diabetics are already prone to.
    I'm sure someone else will say it but TEST often. Antibiotics and sickness in general can cause havoc with your numbers so it's best to keep a close eye and not get too worried if your sugars jump a BIT..that's normal.

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