Review: taking Amlodipine besylate and Mucinex together


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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 754 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 24,489 users)

Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 9,449 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

754 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: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Mucinex:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 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: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • male: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
Mucinex:
  • female: 25.0% - (1 of 4 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: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (1 of 4 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 3 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • malignant melanoma
  • papillary thyroid cancer
  • dyspnoea
  • decreased appetite
  • abdominal distension
  • brain stem haemorrhage
  • cerebral infarction
  • confusional state
  • dermal cyst
  • dysuria
1 - 6 months:
  • dyspnoea
  • malignant melanoma
  • papillary thyroid cancer
  • colitis
  • decreased appetite
  • dysuria
  • failure to thrive
  • weight increased
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain
6 - 12 months:
  • malignant melanoma
  • papillary thyroid cancer
  • pneumonia
  • sepsis
  • abdominal distension
  • angina unstable
  • back pain
  • brain stem haemorrhage
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • decreased appetite
1 - 2 years:
  • hyponatraemia
  • septic shock
  • acidosis
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • blood calcium decreased
  • breathlessness
  • cardiac arrest
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • cerebral ventricle dilatation
  • chills
2 - 5 years:
  • cough
  • osteomyelitis
  • diverticulum
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • dental caries
  • exostosis
  • haematoma
  • hyperthyroidism
  • inflammation
  • mass
10+ years:
  • high blood pressure
not specified:
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • cough
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • hypertension
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • pneumonia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • cough
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • hypertension
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • headache
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • cough
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • dehydration

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
20-29:
  • acute coronary syndrome
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • haematemesis
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • pyrexia
30-39:
  • renal failure
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • cholelithiasis
  • death
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • emotional distress
  • fear
  • injury
  • multi-organ failure
40-49:
  • nausea
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • anaemia
  • sinusitis
  • arthralgia
  • bronchitis
  • diarrhoea
  • obesity
  • pain
50-59:
  • nausea
  • cough
  • fall
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • diarrhoea
  • oedema peripheral
  • pyrexia
  • back pain
  • headache
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • hypertension
  • fatigue
  • cough
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • pain
  • vomiting

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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