Review: Symbicort and Mucinex drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Symbicort and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on 244 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Symbicort (latest outcomes from 21,330 users) has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma.
Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,808 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 244 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)||116|
|Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)||77|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||64|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||26|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||25|
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)||4|
|Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)||4|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||2|
|Pain In Extremity||2|
|Right Ventricular Failure (right half of the heart fails to work)||2|
|Musculoskeletal Chest Pain (pain in chest muscle or nerve or bones)||2|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||2|
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 (1 month ago):
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?):
- By sonarbouy: Side effects from symbicort
chest discomfort and some lightheadesness between 1-3pm just about everyday, I take symbicort at 7am and 5pm everyday
- By Picah: 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 ...
- By Behrad: 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 ...
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