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Is it advised to give mucinex to a child having g6pd?

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Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: I want to know can I give my son mucinex if he is g6pd
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Answered by Dr. Saurabh Gupta 1 hour later
Hello,
Thanks for writing to us.

You can give mucinex (guaifenesin ) to your son under the supervision of his treating doctor.There is no case report of episodes of hemolytic anemia in patients with G6PD taking mucinex.

Hope this information helps you. Please do write back if you have any additional concerns.

Wishing you good health...
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Dr Saurabh Gupta.

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