Mucinex for LPR

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kevinla
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   Posted 9/20/2012 5:15 PM (GMT -6)   
My doctor wants to put me on this.

Has anyone used it?

Is it possible that mucinex can cure LPR?

I didn't quite understand the reasoning for him wanting me to use it.

Alcie
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   Posted 9/20/2012 7:28 PM (GMT -6)   
I can't imagine it cures it, but maybe it's worth trying. Let us know if you get results.

I'd try the 12-hour formula. Plain old generic guaifenesin doesn't last very long, certainly not long enough to cure anything. I have used the 12-hour to help me get rid of secretions that dry up and cause infections in the winter.

couchtater
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   Posted 9/20/2012 9:42 PM (GMT -6)   
All it does is dry up the mucus that is produced to protect your esophagus from the acid.
Logic tells me why would I want to reduce a protective coating in such a delicate organ?
Think about it....
Joy
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