Review: taking Amlodipine besylate and Mucinex together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Amlodipine besylate and Mucinex together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amlodipine besylate and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 368 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Amlodipine Besylate

Amlodipine besylate has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Amlodipine besylate 18,517 users)

Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 5,967 users)

On Jul, 31, 2016

368 people who take Amlodipine Besylate, Mucinex are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Amlodipine besylate and Mucinex drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Amlodipine Besylate:
  • < 1 month: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Mucinex:
  • < 1 month: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Amlodipine Besylate:
  • female: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • male: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
Mucinex:
  • female: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Amlodipine Besylate:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
Mucinex:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • cerebral infarction
  • confusional state
  • back pain
  • tumour lysis syndrome
  • dyspnoea
  • ataxia
  • colitis
  • cough
  • failure to thrive
  • high blood pressure
1 - 6 months:
  • colitis
  • dyspnoea
  • failure to thrive
  • cardiac arrest
  • haematoma
  • haemorrhage
6 - 12 months:
  • pneumonia
  • sepsis
1 - 2 years:
  • breathlessness
2 - 5 years:
  • cough
  • osteomyelitis
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • dental caries
  • diverticulum
  • exostosis
  • haematoma
  • hyperthyroidism
  • inflammation
  • mass
10+ years:
  • high blood pressure
not specified:
  • nausea
  • cough
  • pain
  • hypertension
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • injury
  • back pain
  • oedema peripheral

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • cough
  • nausea
  • pain
  • hypertension
  • injury
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • oedema peripheral
  • anxiety
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • anaemia
  • constipation
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • abdominal distension

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • anxiety
  • atelectasis
  • blood chloride increased
  • bronchoalveolar lavage abnormal
  • cardiac failure
  • cold sweat
  • confusional state
  • feeling cold
  • fluid overload
  • haematocrit decreased
30-39:
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • death
  • emotional distress
  • fear
  • injury
  • multi-organ failure
  • pain
  • renal failure
  • renal impairment
40-49:
  • sinusitis
  • anaemia
  • bronchitis
  • headache
  • nausea
  • obesity
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • hypoglycaemia
  • vomiting
50-59:
  • nausea
  • cough
  • back pain
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • pyrexia
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • intervertebral disc degeneration
  • oedema peripheral
60+:
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • hypertension
  • cough
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • injury

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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