Patient :Can I take guaifenesin?
The bottle says to ask a doctor if the cough is accompanied by a fever.
I don't currently have a fever, but the past two nights, I've had a fever between 100-103 F.
I've already been to my primary doctor, she tested me for the flu and a urinary tract infection, I have neither.
I've got essentially what feels like the flu. The body aches and high fever are only at night. I do have a sore throat (helping that with acetaminophen, menthol drops, and a vinegar, water, cinnamon, and honey mixture).
I've just got what feels like something stuck in the back of my throat. It feels like I could cough it up if I tried extremely hard, but with a combination of the sore throat and headache, I can't do that, and I feel like 400mg guaifenisin would probably help.
I am going back to my doctor again, within the next few days, depending on how bad I am.
I apologize for miss-choosing the appropriate category, I couldn't find one that really fit better.
Symptoms: Body aches, general weakness, malaise, headache, sore throat, fever.
Thanks for your query, elucidate history about your symptoms, medication history, symptoms and the medical history; all at a time at such a tender age.
Are you sure you need so many medicines?
Guaifenesin may not help in your present problem as it is an expectorant.
You can try steam inhalations and warm saline gargles. These will relieve you more than any medication.
In addition you are already taking so many medicines and can have possible interactions; hence do not take this medicines unless asked by your treating Doctor.
Hope this helps.
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