... box (expectorant)??? She is on other medications too ---
What if my 87 yr old mom has already crushed and taken the 600 mg timed-release mucinex in the blue?
Question posted by tennisbuff50 on 22 Jan 2011
Last updated on 22 January 2011 by suzanne66
By crushing the tablet she has destroyed the special extended release delivery system. She will receive a large amount of the drug all at once instead of gradually over 12 hours.
Having said that no harm should come to your mother.
She should wait for 12 hours before she has another dose.
- Mucinex uses and safety info
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