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Review: Mucinex and Delsym





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Mucinex and Delsym together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Mucinex and Delsym. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 34 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 5,830 users)

Delsym has active ingredients of dextromethorphan polistirex. It is often used in cough. (view latest outcomes from 899 users)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 34 people who take Mucinex, Delsym are studied

Mucinex, Delsym outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)
- Delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Mucinex is effective0.00%
(0 of 8 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Delsym is effective0.00%
(0 of 6 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Gait Disturbancen/an/an/an/an/an/aOverdose
HemiparesisFeeling Abnormal
Muscle SpasmsGait Disturbance
TremorAbdominal Pain Upper
DystoniaCholecystitis Chronic
DyskinesiaSinusitis
AstheniaHallucination
ClonusRespiratory Tract Infection
DysarthriaCholelithiasis
AmnesiaProductive Cough

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Mucinex is effective0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
Delsym is effective0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Gait DisturbanceRespiratory Tract Infection
Balance DisorderProductive Cough
Cholecystitis ChronicFeeling Abnormal
Muscular WeaknessOverdose
Abdominal Pain UpperSinusitis
OverdoseUpper Respiratory Tract Infection
CholelithiasisVomiting
ArrhythmiaHallucination
Euphoric MoodDysarthria
Atrial FibrillationDrug Abuse

Drug effectiveness by age :

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

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/aProductive CoughOverdoseCholelithiasisSpeech DisorderPneumoniaGait DisturbanceArrhythmia
Respiratory Tract InfectionCompleted SuicideCholecystitis ChronicLoss Of ConsciousnessDrug IneffectiveBalance DisorderAtrial Fibrillation
SinusitisDrug AbuseAbdominal Pain UpperPanic ReactionMuscular WeaknessHeart Rate Increased
Upper Respiratory Tract InfectionFeeling AbnormalVomitingDyspnoeaMuscle SpasmsOverdose
DysarthriaFeeling AbnormalChest PainTremorHallucination
HallucinationPulmonary EmbolismIntervertebral Disc CompressionFeeling Abnormal
HemiparesisFeeling Drunk
AmnesiaDisorientation
Clonus
Dysarthria

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Mucinex (guaifenesin) is often used to treat cough. Delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex) 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:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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