Review: Lamictal and Mucinex drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Lamictal and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on 69 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
Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,293 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,808 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 69 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lamictal, Mucinex are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lamictal (lamotrigine)
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lamictal, 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)||22|
|Headache (pain in head)||15|
|Pain In Extremity||13|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||13|
|Hypoxia (low oxygen conditions)||11|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lamictal, Mucinex:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Jaundice (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes)||6|
|Skin Discolouration (change of skin colour)||3|
|Respiratory Distress (difficulty in breathing)||3|
|Failure To Thrive (inadequate weight gain and physical growth in children)||3|
|Respiratory Disorder (respiratory disease)||3|
|Cholesterosis (abnormal deposition of cholesterol in tissues)||3|
|Autonomic Nervous System Imbalance (autonomic nervous system is of net equal emphasis)||3|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Lamictal (lamotrigine) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. 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:
- Lamictal is used in:
- Mucinex is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Lamictal alternatives:
- Mucinex alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By tesha: Can u take byetta while taking lamotrigine
need to know before I start byetta if u can take byetta with lamotrigine?
- By always kept private: Should you take zoloft with keppra and lamictal
Should I take Zoloft with Keppra and Lamictal? I sometimes feel like I am going to have seizure and this became more prevalent when I began taking Zoloft
- By Psychogirl: I have bipolar disorder and adhd and take nuvigil for the adhd and on occasion take lunesta for sleep. anybody else take this combination and what side effects or effects in general have you noticed?
I'm anxious about any untoward drug interactions. I can't take stimulants because of a history of abuse. I take Nuvgil for my ADHD and it's the first time I can concentraate in years! I can't believe how much easier it is to organize, get things done, and read. Plus it helps the chronic fatigue I ...
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