Review: Mucinex and Dimetapp
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Mucinex and Dimetapp. It is created by eHealthMe based on 7 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Mucinex (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.
Dimetapp (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of brompheniramine maleate; phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride. It is often used in cough.
On Oct, 19, 2013: 7 people who reported to have interactions when taking Mucinex, Dimetapp are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)
- Dimetapp (brompheniramine maleate; phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Mucinex, Dimetapp:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|1||Pneumonitis (inflammation of the walls of the alveoli in the lungs)||3|
|2||Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||2|
|3||Mood Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition||2|
|4||Wrong Technique In Drug Usage Process||2|
|9||Upper Respiratory Tract Infection||1|
|10||Pain In Extremity||1|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Mucinex, Dimetapp:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder
- Sinus congestion
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tavist d
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Arin: My 10 daughter has a cold and i have given her dimmetap, she is now complaining of allergy symptoms such as itchy, sore eyes. would it make any difference if i have her claratyne as well?
(for a 11 year old girl who has Flu, Hay Fever, and takes Dimetapp, Claritin-d 24 Hour)
My daughters hay fever symptoms are out weighing her cold and flu symptoms. I have already given her dimatapp which is not really doing much to help either condition. Can I/should I give her claratyne as well?
(Number of patients like Arin: 435)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Mucinex (guaifenesin) is often used to treat cough. Dimetapp (brompheniramine maleate; phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride) 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:
- Mucinex is used in:
- Dimetapp is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Mucinex alternatives:
- Dimetapp alternatives:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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