Review: Mucinex and NyQuil
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Mucinex and NyQuil. It is created by eHealthMe based on 18 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
On Apr, 4, 2014: 18 people who reported to have interactions when taking Mucinex, NyQuil are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)
- NyQuil (acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Mucinex, NyQuil:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||18|
|Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)||12|
|Pulmonary Fibrosis (formation or development of excess fibrous connective tissue (fibrosis) in the lungs)||12|
|Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)||8|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Mucinex, NyQuil:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Headache (pain in head)||1|
|Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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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 herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex). 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:
- Nyquil is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Mucinex alternatives:
- Nyquil alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (1 year ago):
after taking these drugs I found relief for nasal congestion but developed queezing with chest congestion
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- What would cause a false positive for methadone
I am testing positive for methadone that I don't take. what will cause a false positive
- I took too much nyquil and my heart rate has raised. how long does this last?
My boyfriend of two years and I broke up. I freak out took quite a bit of nyquil to sleep and also one Unison sleeping pill. This was around six PM. I also hadn't slept AT ALL the night before. Then at ten pm he shows up with friends and family to help him move his stuff out. I freaked out even wors ...
- I had blepharoplasty this morning. can i take nyquil tonight
Recent related drug studies:
- A study of drug interactions between Azithromycin, Prednisone, Mucinex, Nyquil for a patient with Infection, Nasal Congestion, Ear Congestion. The patient has Weight Bearing Difficulty
Recent related drug comparison:
- Comparions of DayQuil, Mucinex for a 26-year old woman who has Cold Symptoms
- Comparions of NyQuil, Xyrem for a 20-year old man who has Narcolepsy
- Comparions of Ventolin Hfa, Mucinex for a 63-year old man who has Respiratory Tract Congestion
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