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Post Robitussin
I had read that Robitussin, without the DM in the name, was safe. The sole ingredient is "dextromethorphan." Now, I'm reading about the potential adverse reactions between that ingredient and Namenda. I just gave my LO 2 tsps, the recommended dose for adults. How long will it take to see if he will have adverse reaction?
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Terri

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Terri, spouse of John, officially DX dementia with Lewy Bodies, June, 2012, cognitive symptoms since 2007, active dreams for years before that.


Tue Apr 17, 2012 3:48 pm
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Post Re: Robitussin
My husband has done great with plain guaifenesin [Mucinex] for cough.

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Tue Apr 17, 2012 4:54 pm
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Post Re: Robitussin
Terri,
This is a great question for the prescribing MD and the pharmacist.
Robin


Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:04 pm
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