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Does anyone have recommendations for good cough syrup, throat drops, cold medicine, etc that are gluten free?

I usually use Drixoral or Halls Echinacea cough drops, nasonex spray, robitussin or Nyquil when I'm sick and I'm wondering if they are gluten-free. I can call the companies but I figured I'd ask since some of you might already know just off the top of your head.

Also, any suggestions for other meds that you think are better for colds would be great!

thanks, Jennifer

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These are the three lists that I have printed out for gluten-free medications. You can check to see if the meds you normally take are gluten-free, and see which ones are. Still check ingredients on over the counter stuff, and if you have a reaction to a medication make a note of that on the list, so you can avoid it next time. I also try to stick with the meds that are on at least two of the lists. Remember that there aren't any lists out there that are 100% accurate, just general guidelines. These lists also have many of hte company phone numbers, so you can call the verify yourself.

https://www.celiac.com/st_prod.html?p_prodi...-38105050482.f4

http://homepage.mac.com/sholland/celiac/GFmedlist.pdf

http://www.glutenfreedrugs.com/

We mainly use Dimetapp for our family. it is the only one the kids will take and it is gluten-free. They have cough and cold formulas too.

Robitussin is also gluten-free.

God bless,

Mariann

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I eat sugar free halls and drink TONS of orange juice for colds. I find that lots of fruit juice really helps, for me anyway... I also take lots of vitamins.

I believe that only the sugar free halls are gluten free (someone correct me if I'm wrong).

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Halls Fruit BReezers are NOT gluten-free, I learned the hard way about that :(

I use Robetussin honey lemon cough drops they taste horrible but work really well

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i got an extensive list from walgreens of their gluten-free meds and now i use only walgreens for over the counter meds cos it's soo easy just having 1 big list. i've had good luck with them!

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I use Robitussin honey lemon cough drops they taste horrible but work really well

That's so funny Molly. My kids only like the Robitussin honey lemon cough drops. They only use the cherry flavor when we run out! :rolleyes:

i got an extensive list from walgreens of their gluten-free meds

I wish we had a walgreens near me. I haven't seen one in so long I forgot they even exist. How do you get their gluten-free list? I could maybe find one in a town we occasionally visit, and then I could stock up on our regularly used meds. I could save a little money that way...

God bless,

Mariann

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