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.).
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- Side Effects of Mucinex (detailed)
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1 answer • 27 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
my son took mucinex d and still has a head ache. what can he take with mucinex d?
1 answer • 9 Jan 2011
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