25 Sep 2009
The dextromethorphan (DM part of Mucinex DM) should not act as a stimulant. It is a cough suppressant. It affects the signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex.
(I think you might be mistaken with Mucinex D, which contains guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine. The pseudoephedrine may act as a stimulant.).
- Mucinex Information for Consumers
- Mucinex Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Mucinex (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
1 answer • 27 Dec 2009
I had Cheratussin AC prescribed to me earlier this year and need to know if it's safe to take if I've already taken the Mucinex DM over the ...
1 answer • 29 Dec 2009
i was just wondering if Mucinex D would show up as a methaphedime
1 answer • 29 Jan 2010
My 13 yr old takes Vyvanse & having issue w/ sinuses. What can he try that's stimulant free & works?
He has a draining nose & is coughing. Mucinex DM helped a little bit but hasn't stopped it. Delsym & Claritin do not help at all. What ...
2 answers • 5 Mar 2010
It is my understanding that Tylenol can damage your liver if taken in high dosages. Can Mucinex DM have the same consequences?
1 answer • 1 Feb 2011