Review: Mucinex and Benadryl drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Mucinex and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on 434 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
Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,808 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.
Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,259 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 434 people who reported to have interactions when taking Mucinex, Benadryl are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Mucinex, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||188|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||84|
|Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)||64|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||58|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Mucinex, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Blood Potassium Increased (damage to or disease of the kidney)||2|
|Bronchospasm (spasm of bronchial smooth muscle producing narrowing of the bronchi)||1|
|Heart Palpitations, Panic Attack After Taking Benadryl And Lyrica Together||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Mucinex (guaifenesin) is often used to treat cough. Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. 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:
- Mucinex is used in:
- Benadryl is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Mucinex alternatives:
- Benadryl alternatives:
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Starting having severe muscle cramps and fasciculations. Cramping to all muscles- even my neck and abdomen
carmen on Nov, 16, 2012:
I am 25yr. Old female I was prescribed a muscle relaxer 500mg, mucinex 600mg, ibuprofen 600mg,is it ok to take all meds at the same time or should I wait some time before taking the next med.
Do any of these medications contain any form of mercury? My son can't excrete mercury well. Do any contain sulfa? He is allergic to sulfa.
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