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Review: taking Amlodipine Besylate and Mucinex together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Amlodipine Besylate and Mucinex together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amlodipine Besylate and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 387 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Amlodipine besylate has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 19,098 Amlodipine besylate users)

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 5,837 Mucinex users)

On Feb, 8, 2015: 387 people who take Amlodipine Besylate, Mucinex are studied

Amlodipine Besylate, Mucinex outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Amlodipine Besylate (amlodipine besylate)
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Amlodipine Besylate is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a
Mucinex is effective20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
ExcoriationDyspnoeaSepsisBreathlessnessCoughn/aHigh Blood PressureNausea
Cerebral InfarctionColitisPneumoniaDiverticulumCough
FallFailure To ThriveOsteonecrosis Of JawPain
InfectionDental CariesAsthenia
Blood Pressure IncreasedHaematomaDyspnoea
Muscular WeaknessSpinal Column StenosisHypertension
Cerebrovascular AccidentPneumoniaDiarrhoea
EpistaxisSquamous Cell Carcinoma Of SkinChest Pain
Confusional StateOsteomyelitisBack Pain
DyspnoeaExostosisInjury

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Amlodipine Besylate is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
Mucinex is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
CoughDyspnoea
NauseaAsthenia
PainChest Pain
HypertensionCardiac Failure Congestive
AstheniaAnaemia
DiarrhoeaDizziness
DyspnoeaPleural Effusion
InjuryPain
Oedema PeripheralConstipation
Back PainNausea

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Amlodipine Besylate is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
Mucinex is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Platelet Count Decreasedn/an/aRenal Failure AcuteRenal ImpairmentSinusitisNauseaAsthenia
Pleural EffusionPyrexiaRenal InjuryBronchitisCoughDyspnoea
Pitting OedemaPleural EffusionInjuryAnaemiaChest PainHypertension
PallorRenal Impairment NosPainObesityBack PainCough
Mitral Valve IncompetenceThrombotic Microangiopathy NosRenal FailureNauseaPainNausea
PneumoniaDiabetes MellitusDeathHeadacheSinusitisPain
Renal ImpairmentCardiac DisorderFearDiarrhoeaOedema PeripheralBack Pain
Tumour Lysis SyndromePericardial EffusionMulti-organ FailureHypoglycaemiaPyrexiaDiarrhoea
Tricuspid Valve IncompetenceInfection NosAnhedoniaArthralgiaChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseOedema Peripheral
TachycardiaBlood Creatinine IncreasedStressAbdominal DiscomfortCardiomegalyPneumonia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • I am wondering if xarelto is causing me to have leg tremors?
    In May of last year I was in the hospital being treated for dizziness and high blood pressure. They ran an EKG but didn't discover anything, the hospital put me on 25 mg a day of metroprolol tartrate. I went to a doctor and she switched me to lisinopril for the entire summer and it caused a great deal of adverse effects such as nearly passing out on a daily basis, sick, tired all the time, and really feeling ill all day long. I was switched back to metroprolol tartrate and gradually increased to 200 mg a day. I went to a heart doctor and he put me on xarelto. After being on it for a bout a month, I noticed my legs starting to shake when I am in a particular position. This only started after I started the xarelto. I don't have an appt with my heart doctor till June again. Should I bring this up to my regular doctor? He didn't want to put me on warfarin but I am wondering what to do?
  • Is any drug known to cause, prevent, or treat scintillating scotomata?
    Adult lifelong occasional scintillating scotomata without nausea or headache.
    Each episode lasts about 20 minutes. Brought on by focussed stress.
    Now much more frequent.
  • Can i use a lidocaine patch for back pain if i am taking prograf for anti-rejection post lung transplant?
    Transplant was 6 years ago.
    Has suffered from PTLD on several occasions before.
    Recently hospitalized for Periodic Fever Syndrome.
    Received Interleukin 6 blocker last week and fevers have resolved, but back pain is still present
  • Can i take phentermine with amlodipine besylate?
    I informed the doctor that I was taking the blood pressure med and really wanted to lose weight but need a little help. Put me on B12 shots 1x per week and phentermine 1x per day along w/ multi-vit.
  • I have been on amlodipine for approximately 3 months and have had terrible swelling in my legs and ankles along with pain and itching. should i be taken off this medication?
    I was previously taking Propranolol for blood pressure which didn't bother me at all, but last year I developed a breathing problem and was given Symbicort to help get rid of wheezing. The Symbicort and Propranolol don't mesh well so I was then put on Amlodipine. The swelling, pain and itching occurred right away. I asked the pharmacist about it and also my doctor and they both said a small percentage of people have this problem on this medication. I have tried many times to get my doctor to take me off of this medication but he insists it is best for me, but I disagree. I really don't want to have this problem for the rest of my life and I also won't have any skin left on my legs from the scratching, not to mention the pain that accompanies the swelling which seem to creep up to my knees and thighs and sometimes is so painful I just go to bed to lay down and hopefully the hydroclorithiazide will remove some of this water so that pain will go away. The doctor also doubled my dose of Losartin and Hydroclorithiazide. I'm up about 4-6 times a night going to the bathroom so it also interrupts my sleep. Is anyone else having this problem. I would prefer to go back on the Propranolol and get something other than Symbicort that won't interact with each other. Then I won't have pain and itching all the time. Does anyone have any input on this. I would really appreciate it.

    Thanks. Debbie CB

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On eHealthMe, Amlodipine Besylate (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. 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.

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