Review: taking Lamictal and Mucinex together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lamictal and Mucinex together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lamictal and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 187 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Lamictal

Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 54,711 users)

Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 11,105 users)

On Nov, 23, 2016

187 people who take Lamictal, Mucinex are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lamictal and Mucinex drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Lamictal:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Mucinex:
  • < 1 month: 40.0% - (2 of 5 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 1 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:

Lamictal:
  • female: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
Mucinex:
  • female: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Lamictal:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • headache - mixed tension migraine
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • feeling abnormal
  • rash
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • cough
  • decreased appetite
  • dry eye
  • hallucination
  • headache
1 - 6 months:
  • aggression
  • depressed mood
  • disorientation
  • dysarthria
  • homicide
  • mental disorder
  • postpartum depression
  • asthma
  • hepatitis c
  • myoclonic jerks
6 - 12 months:
  • headache - mixed tension migraine
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
1 - 2 years:
  • ammonia increased
  • atrial septal defect
  • autonomic nervous system imbalance
  • constipation
  • cough
  • crying
  • cyanosis
  • diarrhoea
  • ear congestion
  • failure to thrive
2 - 5 years:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholesterosis
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • diarrhoea
  • faeces discoloured
  • hypokalaemia
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • biliary dyskinesia
5 - 10 years:
  • epistaxis
  • nasal dryness
10+ years:
  • acute sinusitis
  • fatigue - chronic
  • myoclonic jerks
  • rhinitis
not specified:
  • cough
  • pneumonia
  • constipation
  • pyrexia
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • hypoxia
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • cough
  • pneumonia
  • headache
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • pain in extremity
  • pyrexia
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • tremor
  • application site erythema
male:
  • insomnia
  • constipation
  • cough
  • irritability
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • pyrexia
  • road traffic accident
  • ammonia increased
  • atrial septal defect
  • autonomic nervous system imbalance

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • skin lesion
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • blister
  • decreased appetite
  • lip erosion
  • lip exfoliation
  • mucosal erosion
  • oral mucosal exfoliation
  • pain
  • skin erosion
10-19:
  • complex partial seizures
  • drug abuse
  • intentional overdose
  • urticaria
  • vomiting
20-29:
  • completed suicide
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • abdominal discomfort
  • diarrhoea
  • hypokalaemia
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • cardiac arrest
  • cholecystitis chronic
30-39:
  • pain in extremity
  • vision blurred
  • diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue
  • haematuria
  • hypertension
  • pneumonia
  • rash
  • sleepiness
  • urinary tract infection
40-49:
  • headache
  • cough
  • pain
  • throat cancer
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • cardiac disorder
  • nausea
  • sinusitis
  • asthma
50-59:
  • headache - mixed tension migraine
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • diarrhoea
  • arthralgia
  • insomnia
  • dystonia
  • nausea
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • cough
  • extrapyramidal disorder
60+:
  • cough
  • pneumonia
  • constipation
  • pyrexia
  • asthenia
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • tremor
  • hallucination
  • confusional state

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new undetected conditions when you take Lamictal and Mucinex, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Depression (20 people, 10.70%)
  • Narcolepsy (18 people, 9.63%)
  • Asthma (17 people, 9.09%)
  • Pain (14 people, 7.49%)
  • Cataplexy (12 people, 6.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you take Lamictal and Mucinex?

On eHealthMe, Lamictal (lamotrigine) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is often used to treat cough. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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