Review: taking Mucinex dm and Losartan potassium together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Mucinex dm and Losartan potassium together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Mucinex dm and Losartan potassium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Mucinex Dm

Mucinex dm has active ingredients of dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex dm 1,071 users)

Losartan Potassium

Losartan potassium has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan potassium 16,869 users)

On Sep, 21, 2016

21 people who take Mucinex Dm, Losartan Potassium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Mucinex dm and Losartan potassium drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • back pain
  • embolism
  • muscular weakness
  • pleural effusion
6 - 12 months:
  • diarrhoea
  • disease progression
  • dry skin
  • asthenia
  • blood albumin decreased
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood pressure increased
  • cholecystitis
  • cholelithiasis
  • depression
1 - 2 years:
  • back pain
  • embolism
  • muscular weakness
not specified:
  • blood pressure increased
  • dizziness
  • hypertension
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • nausea
  • pancytopenia
  • asthma
  • clostridium difficile colitis

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • blood pressure increased
  • dizziness
  • asthma
  • abdominal pain
  • aphagia
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • cardiac arrest
  • chest discomfort
  • chest pain
male:
  • diarrhoea
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • pancytopenia
  • asthenia
  • cholecystitis
  • cholelithiasis
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by age *:

40-49:
  • abdominal pain
  • adenocarcinoma pancreas
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • gait disturbance
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • pain
  • pancreatitis
  • thrombosis
50-59:
  • vision blurred
60+:
  • blood pressure increased
  • dizziness
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • hypertension
  • pancytopenia
  • back pain
  • cholecystitis
  • cholelithiasis

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Mucinex dm (dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin) is often used to treat cough. Losartan potassium (losartan potassium) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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