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Review: Benzonatate and Mucinex Dm

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Benzonatate and Mucinex Dm. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 42 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Benzonatate (what 2,007 Benzonatate users reported?) has active ingredients of benzonatate. It is used in cough.

Mucinex dm (what 621 Mucinex Dm users reported?) has active ingredients of dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin. It is used in cough.

On Aug, 28, 2014: 42 people who take Benzonatate, Mucinex Dm are studied

Benzonatate, Mucinex Dm outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Benzonatate (benzonatate)
- Mucinex Dm (dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Benzonatate is effective11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a
Mucinex Dm is effective0.00%
(0 of 8 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/aSlurred SpeechTirednessn/an/an/an/aHypoxia
DizzinessDyspnoea
Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessPulmonary Embolism
NauseaDeep Vein Thrombosis
FeverPulmonary Hypertension
Asthenia
Malignant Pleural Effusion
Rash
Pneumonia
Anxiety

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Benzonatate is effective22.22%
(2 of 9 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
Mucinex Dm is effective0.00%
(0 of 9 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
ConvulsionPulmonary Hypertension
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedPulmonary Embolism
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedDyspnoea
Brain OedemaDeep Vein Thrombosis
Brain DeathHypoxia
SepsisAsthenia
Febrile NeutropeniaPneumonia
DeathRash
Disseminated Intravascular CoagulationAnxiety
VomitingMalignant Pleural Effusion

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Benzonatate is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
Mucinex Dm is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aCompleted SuicideNauseaFebrile NeutropeniaOxygen Saturation DecreasedPulmonary EmbolismAtrial Fibrillation
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedFeverDeathNight SweatsPulmonary HypertensionMoaning
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedCardiac Failure CongestivePleural EffusionDeep Vein ThrombosisDysarthria
ConvulsionMulti-organ FailurePneumocystis Carinii PneumoniaHypoxiaTremor
Hepatic HaemorrhageDisseminated Intravascular CoagulationPyrexiaDyspnoeaPain
Blood Ph DecreasedSepsisPulmonary Function Test Nos AbnormalRashAphasia
Brain OedemaSinusitis NosLung Infiltration NosMalignant Pleural EffusionCerebral Ischaemia
ComaRaynaud's PhenomenonForced Expiratory Volume DecreasedAstheniaCarotid Artery Stenosis
Brain DeathRash ErythematousCoughDecreased AppetiteCerebral Atrophy
VomitingVaginal DischargeCardiomyopathy NosPneumoniaCerebrovascular Accident

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Benzonatate (benzonatate) is often used to treat cough. Mucinex Dm (dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin) is often used to treat cough. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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