Mucinex and Benadryl drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Mucinex and Benadryl together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Mucinex and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,053 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 11,124 users)

Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,713 users)

On Feb, 01, 2017

1,053 people who take Mucinex, Benadryl are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Mucinex and Benadryl drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pneumonia respiratory syncytial viral
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • rhinovirus infection
  • hypotension
  • asthenia
  • febrile neutropenia
  • femur fracture
  • platelet count decreased
1 - 6 months:
  • sinusitis
  • insomnia
  • aggression
  • ammonia increased
  • cough
  • depressed mood
  • disorientation
  • drug ineffective
  • dysarthria
  • homicide
1 - 2 years:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • diabetic nephropathy
  • glucose tolerance impaired
  • hypoglycaemia
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
2 - 5 years:
  • abscess limb
  • breast inflammation
  • constipation
  • febrile neutropenia
  • ileus
  • anaemia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • cardiomyopathy
  • dermatitis
  • erythema
5 - 10 years:
  • abdominal discomfort
  • influenza like illness
not specified:
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • cough
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • cough
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • sinusitis
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • pneumonia
  • back pain
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • dizziness
  • diarrhoea
  • chest pain
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • cerebral infarction
  • convulsion
  • encephalomalacia
  • hyperparathyroidism secondary
  • hypertension
  • infection
  • respiratory distress
  • therapeutic response decreased
  • transplant rejection
  • orthostatic hypotension
2-9:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • nasopharyngitis
10-19:
  • depression
  • agitation
  • dysuria
  • febrile neutropenia
  • headache
  • hallucination
  • tremor
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • aspartate aminotransferase abnormal
20-29:
  • insomnia
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • nausea
  • bronchitis
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • influenza like illness
  • cholecystitis
  • urinary tract infection
  • cardiomegaly
  • presyncope
30-39:
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • chest pain
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • dehydration
  • sinusitis
  • chills
  • hypoacusis
40-49:
  • oedema peripheral
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • pruritus
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain upper
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • atelectasis
  • pain
  • cough
  • gastritis
  • injury
  • osteoarthritis
  • diarrhoea
  • gait disturbance
  • tooth fracture
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • back pain
  • constipation

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Mucinex (guaifenesin) is often used to treat cough. Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used to treat hypersensitivity. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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