Review: taking Prozac and Mucinex d together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Prozac and Mucinex d together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prozac and Mucinex d. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Prozac

Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Prozac 55,551 users)

Mucinex D

Mucinex d has active ingredients of guaifenesin; pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in sinus congestion. (latest outcomes from Mucinex d 768 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

29 people who take Prozac, Mucinex D are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prozac and Mucinex d drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Prozac:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Mucinex D:
  • < 1 month: 66.0% - (2 of 3 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: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Prozac:
  • female: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Mucinex D:
  • female: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

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

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • peripheral swelling
  • urticaria
  • erythema
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • hypoglycaemia
  • localised oedema
1 - 2 years:
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • hypoglycaemia
10+ years:
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • memory impairment
not specified:
  • bronchitis
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • arthritis
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood chloride decreased
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood sodium decreased
  • cholelithiasis
  • deep vein thrombosis

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • blood sodium decreased
  • cholelithiasis
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • bronchitis
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • arthritis
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood chloride decreased
  • blood cholesterol increased
male:
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • hypoglycaemia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • hypoglycaemia
30-39:
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • arthritis
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood chloride decreased
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood sodium decreased
  • bronchitis
  • cholelithiasis
  • deep vein thrombosis
40-49:
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • memory impairment
  • pain
  • sciatica
  • vision blurred
  • weight increased
50-59:
  • wheezing
  • vulvovaginal swelling
  • anxiety
  • bronchial obstruction
  • bronchitis viral
  • cough
  • decreased appetite
  • depressed mood
  • depression
  • ear pain
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • loss of consciousness
  • skull fracture

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Mucinex d (guaifenesin; pseudoephedrine hydrochloride) is often used to treat sinus congestion. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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