Review: taking Naproxen sodium and Mucinex together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Naproxen sodium and Mucinex together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Naproxen sodium and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 110 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Naproxen Sodium

Naproxen sodium has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Naproxen sodium 3,767 users)

Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 6,003 users)

On Jul, 21, 2016

110 people who take Naproxen Sodium, Mucinex are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Naproxen sodium and Mucinex drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Naproxen Sodium:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 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)
Mucinex:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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:

Naproxen Sodium:
  • female: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Mucinex:
  • female: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Naproxen Sodium:
  • 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: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Mucinex:
  • 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 3 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dizziness
  • chest pain
  • anxiety and stress
  • dizziness postural
  • feeling abnormal
  • fibromyalgia
  • hypoxia
  • loss of consciousness
  • pain in jaw
  • pneumonia
1 - 6 months:
  • hiatus hernia
  • nausea
  • rash generalised
  • skin discolouration
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • drug toxicity
  • foot amputation
  • gastric perforation
  • gastric ulcer
6 - 12 months:
  • inflammation localised
1 - 2 years:
  • inflammation localised
5 - 10 years:
  • hypoxia
  • pneumonia
not specified:
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • oedema peripheral
  • dizziness
  • urinary tract infection
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • chest pain
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • nausea
  • abdominal distension

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • urinary tract infection
  • abdominal pain upper
  • fatigue
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • liver function test abnormal
  • vomiting
  • atrial fibrillation
  • back pain
  • hepatic cirrhosis
male:
  • back pain
  • abdominal distension
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • anxiety
  • bronchitis
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • constipation

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder cholesterolosis
  • murphy's sign positive
  • musculoskeletal pain
20-29:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • acute hepatic failure
  • antinuclear antibody positive
  • ascites
  • decreased appetite
  • dermatitis acneiform
  • fatigue
  • hepatic cirrhosis
  • hepatomegaly
  • hypocalcaemia
30-39:
  • urinary tract infection
  • anger
  • inflammation localised
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • disturbance in attention
  • mood swings
  • nausea
  • pelvic pain
40-49:
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • pain
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • confusional state
  • heart rate increased
  • injury
50-59:
  • arthralgia
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • pain in extremity
  • intervertebral disc degeneration
  • abdominal distension
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • bronchitis
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • congestive cardiomyopathy
60+:
  • back pain
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • anxiety
  • hypertension
  • lumbar spinal stenosis
  • spinal disorder
  • asthenia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cardiac failure congestive

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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