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Can Mucinex be taken if the patient has a single kidney?

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Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

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Posted on Mon, 4 Jun 2018 in Lung and Chest disorders
Question: Can I take mucinex (the kind only bought behind the counter of a pharmacy) if I only have one kidney? It’s been gone for ten years
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 38 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes, you can take mucinex even if you are having single kidney.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Mucinex is having N acetyl cystine.
Mucinex is safe for kidneys. So no need to worry if you have single kidney.
You can definitely take mucinex with out worry.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.

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Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Healthcare Magic.
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And happy new year to you too.
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Wish you good health. Thanks.
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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 22 minutes later
Thanks so much! Happy New Year!
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