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If a person has pulmonary embolisms should they take Mucinex…

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If a person has pulmonary embolisms should they take Mucinex to clear it up?

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If a person has pulmonary embolisms should they take Mucinex to clear it up?

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This person has 3 pulmonary embolisms and was told she should take mucinex. Is that safe?

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 6 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Mucinex would not help much in clearing pulmonary embolism.

This needs initially injectable anticoagulant (low molecular weight heparin) and later warfarin.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Would it be dangerous to take Mucinex with having 3 pulmonary embolisms?
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Would it cause further complications?
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 6 months ago

No, it would not cause any complication.

It is not dangerous to take Mucinex.

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