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I have the flu and it has been keeping me up at night with the cough, I have a heart condition, diabetes, and I take plavix. I bought CVS Severe Cold, took one dose before I read the label. It said I should have ask the RX at the store. Should I continue take tis me. I have had this since last Sunday night. What should I do?
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This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

You should avoid that as it causes palpitation and high blood pressure.

YOu can take Mucinex only ( guaifenesin) which is safe.

Prescription codeine cough syrup ( cheratussin ac) also can be considered.
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