Review: Symbicort and Mucinex
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Symbicort and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on 245 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
On Apr, 7, 2014: 245 people who reported to have interactions when taking Symbicort, Mucinex are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Symbicort (budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate)
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Symbicort, Mucinex:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||175|
|Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)||154|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||92|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||52|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Symbicort, Mucinex:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||6|
|Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)||6|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||4|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||4|
|Right Ventricular Failure (right half of the heart fails to work)||4|
|Musculoskeletal Chest Pain (pain in chest muscle or nerve or bones)||4|
|Pain In Extremity||4|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Supplementation therapy
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, Symbicort (budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate) is often used to treat asthma. Mucinex (guaifenesin) 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:
- Symbicort is used in:
- Mucinex is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Symbicort alternatives:
- Mucinex alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 weeks ago):
From this study (2 months ago):
Believe my problem is with Formoterol. Symptoms (breathlessness and being winded with minimal exertion) first noted three years ago after taking Foradil aerolizer (formoterol) and asmanex twisthaler for one to two years. Health, stamina gradually dimished to shortness of breath with minimal exertion. One - two years ago prescription changed to symbicort. health improved dramatically for approximately two months. Began walking one to two miles a day. Now back to being winded with minimal exertion. Health seems better until I take my symbicort. Spiriva seems to counter act breathlessness at morning when I take with symbicort. At evening with no Spiriva, breathlessness prevails. using Spiriva twice daily works but doctor says no.
I have not noticed any side effects from the vitamins or medications above I think one or all have caused my white blood cell count to stay low between 2.0 and 2.8
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Side effects from symbicort
chest discomfort and some lightheadesness between 1-3pm just about everyday, I take symbicort at 7am and 5pm everyday
- My ige in november was 1712, i have been diagnosed with late onset asthma, i get breathless at the slightest exertion e.g. waking to bathroom and back into bed; my iron levels are low
I have late onset asthma, told two weeks ago that my iron levels are low, IgE of 1712 (Nov 2013), get breathless with little exertion (e.g. going to toilet and back into bed), I lose concentration easily. In August 2013 I lost my sense of smell, but I have been checked by ENT - no blockages. So what ...
- My father is using symbicort turbuhaler because he has chronic bronchitis combined with very dirty weather which we have in our city. and now he is hiccuping ceaselessly and badly!
My father is 63 years old and he is using Symbicort Turbuhaler because he has chronic bronchitis which was combined with very dirty weather we have in our city and caused him almost suffocate. He quit smoking just recently and by the time he used Symbicort Turbuhaler, he is hiccuping! Now I want t ...
Recent related drug studies:
- A study of drug interactions between Mucinex, Xopenex, Symbicort, Spiriva, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride, Simvastatin, Amlodipine Besylate, Potassium, Furosemide, Metoprolol Succinate, Losartan, Pantoprazole, Metformin for a patient with Ear Congestion, Rescue Inhaler, Copd, Biopsy Prostate, High Blood Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Birth Control, Lung Water, Acid Reflux, Diabetes. The patient has Breathlessness (Breathing difficulty)
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Echinacea, St. John's Wort, Vitamin E, Flaxseed Oil, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Cetirizine Hydrochloride Allergy, Glucosamine, Guaifenesin, Symbicort, Fluticasone Propionate, Magnesium for a patient with Doctors, Immunodeficiency, Mood Stabilizer, Skin - Dry, Hot Flashes, Health, Allergy, Stiffness In A Joint, Sinusitis, Asthma, Cramps - Leg. The patient has White Blood Cell Count
Recent related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Qvar 80, Symbicort for a 27-year old woman who has Breathlessness
- Comparions of Symbicort, Dulera for a 47-year old man who has Asthma
- Comparions of DayQuil, Mucinex for a 26-year old woman who has Cold Symptoms
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