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 my boyfriend has cancer in his left lung and half of his right lung. He's only 21 can I give him one of mine?
How long does someone usually survive when their whole left lung and half of their right lung is covered with cancer? Sre their any other treatments bsides chemo.
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 can you die from lung cancer?
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 Dieing...................?
If I was dieing would you truthfully give your life to me??
Even Though I was a stranger???
Why or Why not???
<I'm not really dieing>...


 A 13 year old boy... WITH BREAST CANCER?
i have this lump on my chest that is harder than the fat on my chest and muscle and it doesnt really move and ive had it for a month or two and now my nipple is starting to swell
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 I don't drink or smoke,don't you just love me?
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 my friend says she'd rather have her sons smoke cigarettes than pot. I disagree. what say you ?
I don't promote pot, I used to smoke it alot, but don't like it anymore,so I quit. it was easy. I don't smoke cigs, she does. she says she likes smoking cigs.(eewww)
think about ...


 Do you think that lung Cancer kills or the cigarettes kill?
As many die from lung cancer and never smoked....


 What would you do if you had cancer?
I mean, you know you're probably going to die and your friends and family cry probably everyday about you.
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People I know there are a lot of cancer survivors but ...


 I have been told I need to go into a hospice because I'm deteriorating gradually. I need some advice.?
My cancer is deteriorating and the hospital have said I have to go into a hospice. What I need to know is is it scary and will I like it? I'm getting sicker and sicker every day and the thought ...


 question about something i can't make into a question?
my dad just told me he has cancer and because its the 3rd time he got it its not looking good...at all. They can't even do anymore surgery so they are counting on chemo...ANYWAYS i dont wana ...



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Altarussin
Guaifenesin-Oral


Altarussin is used to relieve a dry cough and helps to loosen phlegm and mucous in the lungs so you can cough-up (expectorate) mucous.

ALTERNATE NAMES

Robitussin, Guaifenesin, Tussin, Guiatuss, Genatuss, Anti-Tuss, Q-Tussin, Robafen, Pediatric Cough/cold, Expectorant, Tussin Honey, Expectorant Cough Syrup, Super Tussin, Cough Control, Tussin Expectorant, Tussin Cough, Tussin Cough Formula, St. Joseph Cough Syrup, Soba Tussin Cough, Cough Syrup, Medi-Tussin, Tussin Dm, Benadrilina, Diabetic Tussin Ex, Diabetic Formula, Guaiatussin, Mastussin, Hm Tussin, Hm Tussin Cough, Ri-Tussin, Siltussin Sa, Phanasin, Pharmasin, Ameritussin, Antitussin, Komatussin, Tussin Cough Expectorant
 
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altarussin
Robitussin, Guaifenesin, Tussin, Guiatuss, Genatuss, Anti-Tuss, Q-Tussin, Robafen, Pediatric Cough/cold, Expectorant, Tussin Honey, Expectorant Cough Syrup, Super Tussin, Cough Control, Tussin Expectorant, Tussin Cough, Tussin Cough Formula, St. Joseph Cough Syrup, Soba Tussin Cough, Cough Syrup, Medi-Tussin, Tussin Dm, Benadrilina, Diabetic Tussin Ex, Diabetic Formula, Guaiatussin, Mastussin, Hm Tussin, Hm Tussin Cough, Ri-Tussin, Siltussin Sa, Phanasin, Pharmasin, Ameritussin, Antitussin, Komatussin, Tussin Cough Expectorant

Uses
Altarussin is used to relieve a dry cough and helps to loosen phlegm and mucous in the lungs so you can cough-up (expectorate) mucous.


Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • Do not freeze liquid forms of Altarussin.
  • Do not store syrup in the refrigerator.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include drowsiness, fatigue, weakness, dizziness, and unusually slow heartbeat.

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Altarussin-PE Expectorant - 4 oz
Altarussin-PE Expectorant - 4 oz
Altarussin Dm Expectorant, Alcohol
Altarussin Dm Expectorant, Alcohol

How To Use
  • Take each dose of Altarussin with a full glass of water.
  • Water will also help break-up the mucous and clear congestion.
  • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Altarussin, unless your doctor instructs you otherwise.
  • Do not take Altarussin for a chronic, persistent cough such as occurs with smoking or asthma unless directed by your doctor.
  • If the cough lasts for more than one week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, headache or rash, consult your doctor.

Side Effects
  • Altarussin may cause stomach upset or rash.
  • If these effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor before using Altarussin: breathing problems such as emphysema/chronic bronchitis/asthma, smoking, any allergies.
  • Altarussin should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • It is not known if Altarussin is excreted into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all the medicines you may use, (both prescription and nonprescription), especially: other cough-and-cold medicines.
  • Guaifenesin may affect the results of certain lab tests.
  • Be sure your caregivers are aware you use Altarussin before lab tests are performed.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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