Doxylamine

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My mom is an 85 yr old woman who cant take asprin now my dad bought an over the counter generic cough medicine which has dextromethorphan and doxylamine is it ok for her to take it

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Brief Answer:
there is no relation to the aspirin

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

aspirin allergy or other problems (like G6PD deficiency) have no relation to the ingredients of this medicine (dextromethorphan and doxylamine in particular) and there is no aspirin in it. She can take it.

Kind...

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I had an endoscopy and colonoscopy with today with propofol. I typically take a half of unisom sleeptab (doxylamine) to sleep. Is it safe to do so. It has been 10 hours since the time I woke up from the procedure.

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Brief Answer:
Yes you can use doxylamine

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

You can safely use Doxylamine for sleep if it was already prescribed.
Propofol has no effect after so many hours. Besides Propofol effects are dimnished in minutes after administration as it easily penetrates to peripheral body (out of...

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Does doxylamine succinate cause the bloodwork reading for tryglyceride to raise? false reading?

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Hello.welcome.It has nothing to do with triglyceride reading.

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Could doxylamine succinate help anxiety and/or depression

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Brief Answer:
No, it is antihistaminic agent

Detailed Answer:
Hi, thanks for writing through HCM.

I have read your query.

Doxylamine succinate is a antihistaminic agent which is used to treat allergic reaction, symptoms of hay fever and common cold. It can not help in improving anxiety or...

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I bought an over the counter cough medicine and it has dextromethorphan and doxylamine succinate do they contain any aspirin

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Brief Answer:
No,there is no aspirin in that syrup.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome to health care magic,

You brought 'nighttime cough' syrup which does not contain aspirin or any other NSAIDs.

It contains,

1) dextromethorphan is morphine class of drug and have a antitussive (cough suppressant) with...

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I developed a severe cough last night and I need to know if I can that cough medicine, that contains dextromethorphan HBr 30mg and doxylamine succinate 12.5mg,

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Brief Answer:
Yes you can take it for dry bouts of cough

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thank you for posting your query in healthcaremagic.com
This is Dr. Swarnava dattagupta answering your query.

I understand your concern.
Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant and Doxylamine is an antihistamine or...

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Hi, I believe I have a upper respiratory infection and took Amoxicillian. I was going to take a Rite Aid brand "Nyquil" equivalent that contains Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan HBr and Doxylamine Succinate. Is this an okay to take with the Amoxicillian?

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Yes you can take amoxycillin and it is safe but why take any drug without a doctors prescription.
If you have taken amoxycillin earlier then fine otherwise sometimes even amoxycillin can give rise to severe anaphylactic reactions

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Envepe is the prescription medication specifically indicated for the treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancyIt provides the anti-nauseant and anti-vomiting action of two different ingredients: Doxylamine Succinate (an antihistamine) and Pyridoxine hydrochloride (Vitamin B6). Envepe is safe for baby of Pregnant women

can i use this medicine before breakfast

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Morning sickness vomiting is more common in pregnancy and doxylamine/pyridoxine is the current standard of care to treat this symptom.American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists guidelines have recommended this combination as first-line pharmacotherapy for morning sickness.The FDA...

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Is it safe to give my child doxylamine succinate. He is 9 and has ADHD and NEVER sleeps. This is what he takes to go to bed and still remains awake...its crazy! He takes 50mg benadryl, .3mg clonidine, 25 mg zoloft and 500 mg depakote. I really feel he needs a benzo but I dont think his Dr will jump on that idea.

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Hi, I had gone through your question and understand your concerns. You should be worried but not too much. Doxylamine can be given to children elder than 6 years unless specifically directed by the doctor. Do not give the 25 milligram tablets to child because he is younger than 12 years, unless...

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I am a 26 year old female 5 8 , 235 pounds. I was supposed to get my period on the 13th of this month, as that was the last time i had my last period July 13th. I have cramps but no period. I have been sick also, with a cold of some sort and have been taking nyquil at night. I took 3 pregnancy tests and all three had some form of positive result. Can I have a false positive due to taking the nyquil ?

doctor1 MD

Hi,
thanks for query,
First of all take pregnancy test again.
Is it positive still.?
if yes then take blood pregnancy test.
That will confirm your pregnant status.
No research has been done that Acetaminophen,Dextromethorphan, or Doxylamine succinate which is present in Nyquil causes false...

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Recent questions on  Doxylamine

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The past couple of mornings I have woken up and felt extremely weak and tired until 1-2 pm. Also almost uncontrollable flatulance, and nausea. Also extremely difficult waking up. These things lift and then I end of with significant irritability. I...

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The past couple of mornings I have woken up and felt extremely weak and tired until 1-2 pm. Also almost uncontrollable flatulance, and nausea. Also extremely difficult waking up. These things lift and then I end of with significant irritability. I...

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I caught a normal cold two weeks ago. I took two days off when it started and I felt worn down. I thought it was nearly gone and then the cough got worse and both my sinuses and lungs have been producing more mucus than before. Now I feel worse...

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Hello DOctor, My wife is 11 week pregnent she is having high vometing problem and is taking doxylamine succinate tab twice which some time is effective & she has lot of dry coughing can u adivce some remidied which has no side effect to clear cough and lessen vometing as this leats to lot of stress and she is anemic

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Is it safe to give my child doxylamine succinate. He is 9 and has ADHD and NEVER sleeps. This is what he takes to go to bed and still remains awake...its crazy! He takes 50mg benadryl, .3mg clonidine, 25 mg zoloft and 500 mg depakote. I really feel he needs a benzo but I dont think his Dr will jump on that idea.

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Hello my son works 12 hr night shifts and cant sleep .so he had doxylamine tablet this morning about 8.30am. slept about 3 hrs.then had a 1hr nap in the afternoon.when he left for work he was still tired for another 12 hr shift.how long would 1 tablet stay in your system.thanks

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My doctor said he was giving me an anti- depressant and an antihistamine to help with my insomnia. I was prescribed 20 mg of citalopram and 100 mg of doxepin daily. Today I experienced nervousness, anxiety, and anxiousness. I come to find out both medications are anti-depressants. Are these drugs commonly prescribed together in these quantities for insomnia? Could the antihistamine the doctor was mentioning be doxylamine and not doxepin?

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