Review: Imitrex and Mucinex drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Imitrex and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on 79 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Imitrex (latest outcomes from 5,566 users) has active ingredients of sumatriptan succinate. It is often used in migraine.
Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,808 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.
On Mar, 2, 2014: 79 people who reported to have interactions when taking Imitrex, Mucinex are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Imitrex (sumatriptan succinate)
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Imitrex, Mucinex:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||58|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||58|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||36|
|Headache (pain in head)||35|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||29|
|Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)||29|
|Pain In Extremity||28|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||28|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Imitrex, Mucinex:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||2|
|Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)||2|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||2|
|Biliary Dyskinesia (motility disorder that affects the gallbladder and sphincter of oddi)||2|
|Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)||2|
|Glucose Tolerance Impaired (blood glucose is raised beyond normal levels, but not high enough to warrant a diabetes diagnosis)||1|
|Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Foetal exposure during pregnancy
- Acute myeloid leukaemia
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Sodium chloride
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Imitrex (sumatriptan succinate) is often used to treat migraine. Mucinex (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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Imitrex is used in:
- Mucinex is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Imitrex alternatives:
- Mucinex alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By MT: I have been diagnosed with narcolepsy w/cataplexy, lupus, and fiberomyalgia. i am taking plaquenil, xyrem, and nuvigil for my illnesses. i am concern with my type of treatment because its not working?
I have been diagnosed with Narcolepsy w/Cataplexy, Lupus, and Fiberomyalgia. I am taking Plaquenil, Xyrem, and Nuvigil for my illnesses. I am concern with my type of treatment I am currently on, I am not feeling energized, lack of intimacy, asthenia, get exhausted quickly, and allergic to the sun he ...
- By shannon: Can migraines cause anger outbursts?
past few times I've gotten migraines, I've gotten extremely angry and can't control my temper.
- By daboar6: Can imitrex cause gi symptoms
Just released from hospital after having a cluster headache, small bowel obstruction, memory loss, and anxiety. Tests ruled out a stroke, but almost had surgery pending outcome of gastrografin/small bowel follow-through, which opened small bowel after nine hour's transit time. Ongoing mental confu ...
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