Review: taking Benzonatate and Mucinex dm together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Benzonatate and Mucinex dm together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Benzonatate and Mucinex dm. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 68 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Benzonatate

Benzonatate has active ingredients of benzonatate. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Benzonatate 3,630 users)

Mucinex Dm

Mucinex dm has active ingredients of dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex dm 1,070 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

68 people who take Benzonatate, Mucinex Dm are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Benzonatate and Mucinex dm drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Benzonatate:
  • < 1 month: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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)
Mucinex Dm:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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:

Benzonatate:
  • female: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Mucinex Dm:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 9 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Benzonatate:
  • 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 3 people)
  • 30-39: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Mucinex Dm:
  • 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 3 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • dyspnoea
  • femur fracture
  • panic attack
  • thrombocytopenia
  • bronchial hyperreactivity
  • anxiety
  • blood pressure increased
  • bronchitis
1 - 6 months:
  • dizziness
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • fever
  • nausea
  • slurred speech
6 - 12 months:
  • tiredness
not specified:
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • fatigue
  • hypoxia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • decreased appetite

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • cough
  • loss of consciousness
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • anuria
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • hypoxia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • decreased appetite
  • malignant pleural effusion
  • pneumonia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • completed suicide
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • anuria
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood ph decreased
  • brain death
  • brain oedema
  • cardiac arrest
  • coma
  • convulsion
20-29:
  • cholecystitis acute
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • emotional distress
  • fever
  • fibula fracture
  • greenstick fracture
  • histiocytosis haematophagic
  • injury
  • multiple fractures
  • nausea
30-39:
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • death
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • febrile neutropenia
  • injury
  • multi-organ failure
  • sepsis
  • anxiety
  • blindness
  • cerebrovascular accident
40-49:
  • adenocarcinoma pancreas
  • anger
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • decreased appetite
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • dysuria
  • fatigue
50-59:
  • dyspnoea
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • hypoxia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • decreased appetite
  • malignant pleural effusion
  • pneumonia
60+:
  • aphasia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • carotid artery stenosis
  • cerebral atrophy
  • cerebral ischaemia
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • neuropathy peripheral

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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