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Review: taking Mucinex and NyQuil together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Mucinex and NyQuil together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Mucinex and NyQuil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19 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 5,839 Mucinex users)

Nyquil has active ingredients of acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine. It is often used in the flu. (latest outcomes from 1,145 Nyquil users)

On May, 12, 2015: 19 people who take Mucinex, NyQuil are studied

Mucinex, NyQuil outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)
- NyQuil (acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Mucinex is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
NyQuil is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Mucinex is effectiven/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
NyQuil is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mucinex is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
NyQuil is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Goutn/an/an/an/aDepressionDepressionPyrexia
AnxietyAnxietyDyspnoea
HeadacheHeadachePain
Intentional OverdoseIntentional OverdoseAnxiety
Muscle SpasmsMuscle SpasmsCardiomegaly
Suicide AttemptSuicide AttemptSyncope
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Productive Cough
Depression
Sarcoidosis

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Subarachnoid HaemorrhagePyrexia
Cerebral InfarctionDyspnoea
Pulmonary HypertensionAnxiety
Cor PulmonaleSarcoidosis
CardiomegalyPain
Pulmonary EmbolismProductive Cough
InsomniaObstructive Airways Disorder
DyspnoeaInterstitial Lung Disease
Abdominal Pain UpperLeft Ventricular Dysfunction
PyelonephritisElectrocardiogram T Wave Abnormal

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aPulmonary HypertensionDepressionEmotional DistressSarcoidosisNasopharyngitis
Cor PulmonaleAnxietyCerebrovascular AccidentObstructive Airways DisorderLower Respiratory Tract Infection
Pulmonary EmbolismHeadacheThalamic InfarctionProductive CoughSwollen Tongue
PyelonephritisIntentional OverdosePyrexiaDysarthria
InsomniaMuscle SpasmsChest X-ray AbnormalWeight Bearing Difficulty
CardiomegalySuicide AttemptWhite Blood Cell Disorder
Abdominal Pain UpperHypertension
PainCerebrovascular Accident
CholecystitisAbdominal Pain
InjuryDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • after taking these drugs I found relief for nasal congestion but developed queezing with chest congestion

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Mucinex (guaifenesin) is often used to treat cough. Nyquil (acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine) is often used to treat the flu. 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.

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