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Review: Benzonatate and Mucinex

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

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 2,010 users) has active ingredients of benzonatate. It is often used in cough.

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Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,827 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

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On Nov, 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)
Mucinex is effective16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
(0 of 1 people)

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 :

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

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

DyspnoeaChest Pain
Oedema PeripheralPain In Extremity
Chest PainPain
PneumoniaMusculoskeletal Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

Benzonatate is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Mucinex is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

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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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Does mucinex guaifenesin help treat fibromyalgia?
    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Fibromyalgia, and takes Guaifenesin)
    I have tried so many treatments for fibromyalgia. I am going to try guaifenesin next . Any advice would be appreciated.

  • Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth
    (Asked by a 64 year old man who has Periodontal Bone Loss, Bone Loss Around Teeth , and takes Guaifenesin, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Turmeric, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Fluoxetine, Celexa, Gabapentin, Omeprazole, Pantoprazole, Pentoxifylline, Garcinia Cambogia, Carbamazepine, Tamsulosin, Lisinopril, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Flunisolide)
    Do you suffer from periodontal bone loss or periodontal disease, or bone loss around teeth after taking this drug? Are your sodium levels low after taking this drug? I am a dentist and keep my teeth plaque free, but have had periodontal bone loss for which, I believe, must be drug related.

  • I was given a pre-employment screening and tested positive for meth. can my adhd, asthma and heart medication cause a false positive result?
    (Asked by a 39 year old woman who has Allergic Cough, Heart Rate Increased, Asthma, Adhd, and takes Amphetamine Salt Combo, Benzonatate, Symbicort, Combivent)
    I just finished a pre employment mouth swab drug screening, then asked to undergo a urine test to be shipped off. I was told I tested positive for meth. I would like to know if any of my prescribed medications can cause a false positive or even the exedrine migraine otc I take could cause this type ...

  • Can you take tessalon if you are on trileptal
    (Asked by a 42 year old man who has Seizure - Generalized, and takes Tessalon , Procardia, Wellbutrin Xl, Trileptal)
    Has cough and need to know interactions due to seizure meds

  • If painkillers are taken before general anesthetic, would it result in overdose or just being sick?
    (Asked by a 33 year old woman who has Chronic Depression, Bi-Polar, and takes Benzonatate)
    Hi! I'm going into general anesthetic,Hospital for surgery today and i need to know, can i take painkillers before my general anesthetic? Or will i just be sick? Please help! Thanks

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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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