Review: taking Mucinex dm and Prozac together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Mucinex dm and Prozac together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Mucinex dm and Prozac. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38 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)

Prozac

Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Prozac 45,637 users)

On Aug, 20, 2016

38 people who take Mucinex Dm, Prozac are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Mucinex dm and Prozac drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Mucinex Dm:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (1 of 5 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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Prozac:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Mucinex Dm:
  • female: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Prozac:
  • female: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 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 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Prozac:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

1 - 6 months:
  • abnormal weight gain
  • appetite increased
  • bone pain
  • decreased activity
  • decreased interest
  • exercise tolerance decreased
  • fall
  • heat intolerance
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • livedo reticularis
6 - 12 months:
  • drowsiness
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • heartburn - chronic
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • insomnia
  • itching
  • malaise
  • menstruation irregular
  • miosis
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:
  • serotonin syndrome
5 - 10 years:
  • drowsiness
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • heartburn - chronic
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • insomnia
  • itching
  • malaise
  • menstruation irregular
  • miosis
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • confusional state
  • dysphagia
  • fall
  • headache
  • loss of consciousness
  • pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • fall
  • confusional state
  • decreased interest
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • loss of consciousness
  • sinusitis
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • back pain
male:
  • diarrhoea
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal distension
  • akathisia
  • akinesia
  • angioneurotic oedema
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • atrophy
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • drug abuse
  • vomiting
30-39:
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • tremor
  • abnormal weight gain
  • appetite increased
  • bone pain
  • decreased activity
  • decreased interest
  • exercise tolerance decreased
  • fall
  • heat intolerance
40-49:
  • drug abuse
50-59:
  • fatigue
  • loss of consciousness
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • fall
  • abdominal distension
  • amaurosis fugax
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • ascites
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal distension
  • akathisia
  • akinesia
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • atrophy
  • back pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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