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Had diet caffeine soda, taking Tussin. Coughing, can cough medicine be taken?

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I had a 20 oz. diet caffeine soda about 45 minutes ago, and I have been taking Tussin DM during the day (last one was at 4:30). I am coughing and want to know if it's ok to take the cough medicine.
Posted Wed, 16 Oct 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol 44 minutes later
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Hi, the cough medicine can be taken now. There irno relationship between caffeine soda and this. It is advisable to avoid soda as long as you have cough. Soda irritates throat to increase cough. Regards, Dr. Mahesh Koregol
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