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Can i give cough medicine with decongerstant in it together with calpol?

(11 Posts)
WhatFreshHellIsThis Mon 27-Oct-08 18:48:32

cough med has Guaifenesin 50 mg, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride 10 mg in it. can ds have calpol too?

LostProphet Mon 27-Oct-08 18:49:20

yup

WhatFreshHellIsThis Mon 27-Oct-08 18:50:29

thanks! i recognise you, oh fiery one!

LostProphet Mon 27-Oct-08 18:51:14



We must put old names in new name profiles or it seems to Greatly Enrage people hmm

WhatFreshHellIsThis Mon 27-Oct-08 18:57:16

i have to admit i like knowing who people are. took me ages to recognise madamez, for example!

poor ds is very poorly - cough, red eyes, temp. yuk.

LostProphet Mon 27-Oct-08 18:58:22

I still don;t knwo who she is now

WhatFreshHellIsThis Mon 27-Oct-08 19:26:37

I would tell you, but I don't know if she namechanged to get away from someone/something.

So I got the wrong bottle on my OP - the cough medicine has Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride and Pholcodine in it. Is that still ok with paracetamol?

WhatFreshHellIsThis Mon 27-Oct-08 19:44:52

anyone know about drug combinations?

LostProphet Mon 27-Oct-08 19:51:09

yup still ok

WhatFreshHellIsThis Mon 27-Oct-08 19:54:28

Ds now fast asleep, even without calpol! poor lamb is absolutely knackered sad

LostProphet Mon 27-Oct-08 19:57:19

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