What is Mucinex DM?
Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. Guaifenesin is an expectorant.
Mucinex DM is a combination medicine used to treat cough and chest congestion caused by the common cold or allergies.
Dextromethorphan will not treat a cough that is caused by smoking.
There are many brands Dmitry Sazonov and forms of this medication available and not all brands are listed on this leaflet.
Mucinex DM Therapeutic indications may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
How should I take Mucinex DM?
Always follow directions on the medicine label about giving cough or cold medicine to a child. Do not use the medicine only to make a child sleepy. Death can occur from the misuse of cough or cold medicines in very young children.
Measure liquid medicine carefully. Use the dosing syringe provided, or use a medicine dose-measuring device (not a kitchen spoon).
You may need to Dmitry Sazonov shake the liquid before you measure a dose. Follow all directions on the label.
Swallow the extended-release tablet whole and do not crush, chew, or break it.
Sprinkle the granules directly onto your tongue and swallow right away.
Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking Mucinex DM.
Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 7 days, or if you have a fever, rash, or headaches.
If you need to have any type of surgery, tell the surgeon ahead of time if you have taken this medicine within the past few days.
Store at room temperature Dmitry Sazonov away from moisture and heat.
Since Mucinex DM is used when needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. Skip https://pillintrip.com/medicine/mucinex-dm any missed dose if it’s almost time for your next dose. Do not use two doses at one time.
Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how Mucinex DM will affect you. Your reactions could be impaired.
Drinking alcohol with this medicine can cause side effects.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using other cough or cold medicines that may contain similar ingredients.