Review: taking Imitrex and Mucinex together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Imitrex and Mucinex together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Imitrex and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 59 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Imitrex

Imitrex has active ingredients of sumatriptan. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Imitrex 13,755 users)

Mucinex

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

On Jul, 28, 2016

59 people who take Imitrex, Mucinex are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Imitrex and Mucinex drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Imitrex:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 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 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Mucinex:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Imitrex:
  • female: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Mucinex:
  • female: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Imitrex:
  • 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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • burning sensation
  • colitis
  • constipation
  • drug ineffective
  • esophageal spasm
  • esophageal stricture - benign
  • gastroparesis
  • migraine with aura
  • nausea and vomiting
  • pain
1 - 2 years:
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • diabetic nephropathy
  • gallbladder non-functioning
  • glucose tolerance impaired
  • hypoglycaemia
  • pain
  • anxiety
2 - 5 years:
  • hippus
5 - 10 years:
  • colitis
  • constipation
  • esophageal spasm
  • esophageal stricture - benign
  • gastroparesis
  • migraine with aura
  • nausea and vomiting
  • skin disorder
not specified:
  • cough
  • abdominal pain
  • arthralgia
  • cholelithiasis
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • asthma
  • bursitis
  • depression

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • abdominal pain
  • cough
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • pain
  • asthma
  • depression
  • headache
  • hypersensitivity
  • constipation
male:
  • arthralgia
  • bursitis
  • cough
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • anhedonia
  • cholelithiasis
  • gastric erosions
  • gastroenteritis helicobacter
  • influenza

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • abdominal pain
  • brucellosis
  • constipation
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • hippus
30-39:
  • cholelithiasis
  • constipation
  • hypertension
  • nausea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • thrombosis
  • abdominal pain
  • acidosis
  • adjustment disorder
  • brain neoplasm
40-49:
  • cough
  • abdominal pain
  • arthralgia
  • bursitis
  • cholelithiasis
  • fatigue
  • hypersensitivity
  • pyrexia
  • anhedonia
  • asthma
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • ataxia
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • confusional state
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • electrocardiogram st segment abnormal
  • electrocardiogram t wave abnormal
  • gallbladder non-functioning
  • hypokalaemia
60+:
  • infusion site pain
  • headache
  • hypotension
  • nausea
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • arthralgia
  • cystitis
  • hypoaesthesia
  • influenza like illness
  • infusion site erythema

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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