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Review: Benzonatate and Mucinex

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Benzonatate and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 280 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Benzonatate (latest outcomes from 2,005 users) has active ingredients of benzonatate. It is often used in cough.

Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,820 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 280 people who take Benzonatate, Mucinex are studied

Benzonatate, Mucinex outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Benzonatate (benzonatate)
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Benzonatate is effective0.00%
(0 of 7 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Mucinex is effective16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Blood Pressure IncreasedSwellingOesophageal AchalasiaHypoglycaemian/an/an/aDyspnoea
ArthralgiaDrug HypersensitivityHaematocrit DecreasedType 2 Diabetes MellitusPain
Chest PainPneumoniaGlucose Tolerance ImpairedChest Pain
Pain In ExtremityChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseDiabetic NephropathyPneumonia
RashRed Blood Cell Count DecreasedDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlAnxiety
PolyneuropathyWhite Blood Cell Count IncreasedDiabetes MellitusPain In Extremity
Abdominal Pain UpperMonocyte Count DecreasedBack Pain
Skin LesionInterstitial Lung DiseaseCough
Orthostatic HypotensionBronchitisAnaemia
Difficulty In WalkingLymphocyte Count DecreasedDiarrhoea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Benzonatate is effective0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
Mucinex is effective20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainDyspnoea
DiarrhoeaPneumonia
DyspnoeaChest Pain
CoughArthralgia
Oedema PeripheralPain In Extremity
AnxietyAsthenia
Chest PainPain
DepressionAnxiety
PneumoniaMusculoskeletal Pain
InjuryPyrexia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Benzonatate is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Mucinex is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Orthostatic Hypotensionn/aDeep Vein ThrombosisPainPneumoniaFebrile NeutropeniaAnxietyDyspnoea
NauseaGallbladder InjuryMucosal InflammationWhite Blood Cell Count DecreasedCoughAsthenia
PainCholecystitis AcuteVenoocclusive DiseaseAnaemiaChest PainPain
SedationPancreatitisHaemoptysisPlatelet Count DecreasedDepressionPneumonia
Sweating IncreasedCholelithiasisDeep Vein ThrombosisDiarrhoeaDyspnoeaBack Pain
Systemic Lupus ErythematosusSepsisPulmonary EmbolismCardiac DisorderInsomniaGeneral Physical Health Deterioration
TendonitisStenotrophomonas InfectionRenal FailureLymphatic DisorderGastritisChest Pain
Tendon Disorder NosBiliary DyskinesiaDyspnoeaCardiac Failure CongestivePainAnaemia
Sinusitis NosInjuryPyrexiaType 2 Diabetes MellitusOedema PeripheralChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Rhinitis Allergic NosDeep Vein ThrombosisFluid OverloadObesitySinusitisAnxiety

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I have suddenly gained weight around upper chest and belly just in last two days, have some difficulty taking in air. Feel very bloated and appear very very bloated. Have had some sort of upper respiratory and sinus infection for over two months that is now much worse. Have taken several antibiotics and received many treatments from nebulizer and received two depo-medrol injections.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Benzonatate (benzonatate) is often used to treat cough. 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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