Review: taking Mucinex dm and Melatonin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Mucinex dm and Melatonin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Mucinex dm and Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7 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 787 users)

Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 4,179 users)

On Aug, 21, 2016

7 people who take Mucinex Dm, Melatonin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Mucinex dm and Melatonin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

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

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Mucinex Dm:
  • female: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Melatonin:
  • female: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

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

Most common drug interactions over time *:

1 - 2 years:
  • abnormal weight gain
  • appetite increased
  • bone pain
  • decreased activity
  • decreased interest
  • exercise tolerance decreased
  • fall
  • heat intolerance
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • livedo reticularis
2 - 5 years:
  • drowsiness
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • heartburn - chronic
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • insomnia
  • itching
  • malaise
  • menstruation irregular
  • miosis
5 - 10 years:
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • tremor
  • abnormal weight gain
  • appetite increased
  • bone pain
  • decreased activity
  • decreased interest
  • exercise tolerance decreased
  • fall
  • heat intolerance
not specified:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • thrombophlebitis superficial
  • thrombosis

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • tremor
  • abnormal weight gain
  • appetite increased
  • bone pain
  • decreased activity
  • decreased interest
  • exercise tolerance decreased
  • fall
  • heat intolerance

Most common drug interactions by age *:

30-39:
  • decreased interest
  • exercise tolerance decreased
  • fall
  • heat intolerance
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • tremor
  • abnormal weight gain
  • appetite increased
  • bone pain
  • decreased activity

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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