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Review: Lamictal and Mucinex

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lamictal and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on 83 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 83 people who take Lamictal, Mucinex are studied

Lamictal, Mucinex outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lamictal (lamotrigine)
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lamictal is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a
Mucinex is effective66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Stevens-johnson Syndrome
(3 reports)

Decreased Appetite
(2 reports)

Headache
(2 reports)

Skin Lesion
(2 reports)

Rash
(2 reports)

Dysarthria
(1 report)

Homicide
(1 report)

Myoclonic Jerks
(1 report)

Depressed Mood
(1 report)

Postpartum Depression
(1 report)

n/aAmmonia Increased
(3 reports)

Rhinorrhoea
(3 reports)

Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy
(3 reports)

Respiratory Disorder
(3 reports)

Hypoxia
(3 reports)

Deep Vein Thrombosis
(3 reports)

Diarrhoea
(3 reports)

Pain In Extremity
(3 reports)

Abdominal Discomfort
(3 reports)

Nausea
(3 reports)

n/aMyoclonic Jerks
(1 report)

Cough
(17 reports)

Headache
(14 reports)

Constipation
(13 reports)

Pyrexia
(13 reports)

Pneumonia
(13 reports)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lamictal is effective50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
Mucinex is effective50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Common drug interactions Cough
(16 reports)

Headache
(14 reports)

Pneumonia
(12 reports)

Deep Vein Thrombosis
(11 reports)

Pyrexia
(11 reports)

Cough
(4 reports)

Irritability
(4 reports)

Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
(4 reports)

Insomnia
(4 reports)

Road Traffic Accident
(4 reports)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lamictal is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Mucinex is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Common drug interactions n/aSkin Lesion
(2 reports)

Stevens-johnson Syndrome
(2 reports)

Skin Erosion
(1 report)

Skin Exfoliation
(1 report)

Tongue Exfoliation
(1 report)

Urticaria
(1 report)

Complex Partial Seizures
(1 report)

Diarrhoea
(4 reports)

Hypokalaemia
(4 reports)

Pain In Extremity
(3 reports)

Deep Vein Thrombosis
(3 reports)

Weight Decreased
(3 reports)

Pain In Extremity
(2 reports)

Diabetes Mellitus
(2 reports)

Haematuria
(2 reports)

Rash
(2 reports)

Pneumonia
(2 reports)

Diabetes Mellitus
(4 reports)

Cough
(3 reports)

Throat Cancer
(3 reports)

Headache
(3 reports)

Pain
(3 reports)

Neck Pain
(2 reports)

Arthralgia
(2 reports)

Bronchitis
(2 reports)

Anxiety
(2 reports)

Musculoskeletal Pain
(2 reports)

Cough
(11 reports)

Pneumonia
(9 reports)

Pyrexia
(9 reports)

Headache
(9 reports)

Tremor
(9 reports)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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