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If a person has bad head con gestation is it ok to take Mucinex

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If a person has bad head con gestation is it ok to take Mucinex DM and Dayqil or what should he take, no anthistamine can be taken?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Nitika replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
Associated headache,stuffy nose,sore throat?
Phlegm at back of throat?
Cough,fever?
Duration of symptoms?
Does he not able to take any anti-histaminic medication?
History of Diabetes,Hypertension?
Any other medical illness?
Is he taking any other medicines?


Thanks dear.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes to first and second questions, yes to cough, no fever.
6 days
He can not take anti- histamine medicine.
Hypertension, yes, he takes medication for this.
He takes medicine for his thyroid, and cholesterol.

Expert:  Dr. Nitika replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

Thanks for providing additional information.

I understand your concern and it's my pleasure to help you in every aspect.

As per your description,it suggests the possibility of Upper respiratory tract infection.

And as he has history of hypertension so he can take Mucinex DM or

Coricidin HBP Chest Congestion & Cough.

 

Also drink warm liquids.

Do saline gargles.

In case of throat pain,betadine oral gargles can be helpful.

Take OTC Tylenol for headache.

Avoid fried,spicy food.

Elevate his head side of bed and use a humidifier in his room.

And consult his doctor if his symptoms'll persist.

 

 

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Just to be clear, he should not be taking the DayQuil with the Muncinex. The DayQuil should not be taken at all?
Expert:  Dr. Nitika replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
Thanks for the follow-up.
He should avoid DayQuil as it contains Phenylephrine which can raise blood pressure.


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