What is the best expectorant for a cold?

What is the best expectorant for a cold?

The only expectorant available in OTC products is guaifenesin (2 brand names: Mucinex, Robitussin Chest Congestion).

Can I take cold medicine with expectorant?

Expectorants combined with other medications, such as all-in-one cold or flu medication, are more likely to cause side effects.

What is in Coricidin cold and flu?

This combination product contains 2 medications, acetaminophen and an antihistamine. Acetaminophen helps to reduce fever and/or mild to moderate pain (such as headache, backache, aches/pains due to muscle strain, cold, or flu).

Can I take expectorant with Covid?

Try cough medicine. If you have a wet cough with lots of mucus, you want to take an expectorant to help get the mucus out. If you have a dry cough, a cough suppressant is what you want.

Is Coricidin HBP safe?

Caution is advised if you have diabetes, alcohol dependence, liver disease, phenylketonuria (PKU), or any other condition that requires you to limit/avoid these substances in your diet. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about using this product safely.

Is dextromethorphan an expectorant?

DEXTROMETHORPHAN; GUAIFENESIN (dex troe meth OR fan; gwye FEN e sin) is a combination of a cough suppressant and expectorant. It is used for the temporary relief of coughs. This medicine is also used to loosen mucus.

What are brands of expectorants?


  • Bidex 400.
  • guaifenesin.
  • iosat.
  • Mucinex.
  • Organidin NR.
  • Pima Syrup.
  • potassium iodide.
  • SSKI.

Is honey an expectorant?

Honey. Honey has been used to relieve cough and congestion for ages, with studies proving that it is an effective expectorant. To use honey as an expectorant, dissolve a tablespoon of honey in a glass of warm water.

What is another name for Coricidin?

Acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine is an over-the-counter (OTC) product used for the relief of cold and flu symptoms. Acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine is available under the following different brand names: Coricidin HBP Cold & Flu and St. Joseph Cold & Flu.

Does coricidin have a decongestant?

Decongestant-free and effective for those with high blood pressure.