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Review: Naproxen and Mucinex

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Naproxen and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 166 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Naproxen sodium (latest outcomes from 3,796 users) has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain.

Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,824 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 166 people who take Naproxen Sodium, Mucinex are studied

Naproxen Sodium, Mucinex outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Naproxen Sodium (naproxen sodium)
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Naproxen Sodium is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Mucinex is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 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
PneumoniaHiatus HerniaHypoxiaInjury
Feeling AbnormalSkin DiscolourationBack Pain
Loss Of ConsciousnessPulmonary HaemorrhageAnxiety
SyncopeVomitingOedema Peripheral
HypoxiaGastric UlcerCardiac Failure Congestive
VomitingAbdominal Pain UpperChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
NauseaAbdominal PainPneumonia
AstheniaDrug ToxicityPain In Extremity
Altered State Of ConsciousnessFoot AmputationBronchitis

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Naproxen Sodium is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
Mucinex is effective0.00%
(0 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FallBack Pain
Pain In ExtremityPain
InjuryChest Pain
Atrial FibrillationCardiac Failure Congestive
Oedema PeripheralOedema Peripheral

Drug effectiveness by age :

Naproxen Sodium is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Mucinex is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/aMurphy's Sign PositiveAbdominal Pain UpperPainHeadacheArthralgiaHypertension
Abdominal Pain UpperNeurotoxicityAngerDyspnoea ExertionalPain In ExtremityMalaise
Musculoskeletal PainOcular IcterusUrinary Tract InfectionChest PainMusculoskeletal PainAsthenia
Cholecystitis ChronicNephropathy ToxicInjuryCardiac Failure CongestiveChest PainBack Pain
Gallbladder CholesterolosisNauseaIntracranial Tumour HaemorrhageFeeling AbnormalNauseaAnxiety
Liver Transplant RejectionDeep Vein ThrombosisPainIntervertebral Disc DegenerationPleural Effusion
ThrombocythaemiaNauseaAnxietyHypertensionChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
VomitingDisturbance In AttentionPulmonary OedemaBronchitisPain
Pulmonary EmbolismAbdominal Pain UpperArrhythmiaDyspnoea ExertionalHyponatraemia
Urinary Tract InfectionAbdominal DistensionAstheniaSpinal Column StenosisDyspnoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • Does mucinex guaifenesin help treat fibromyalgia?
    I have tried so many treatments for fibromyalgia. I am going to try guaifenesin next . Any advice would be appreciated.

  • If i have a tooth infection will it cause abnormal sleepiness
    I believe I have a tooth infection from a poorly administrated temporary tooth put in before a crown can be put in few weeks. I am unusually sleepy and can nap for hours which is not like me at all. Could it be from the potential infection and poor dental work by the dental assistant causing this s ...

  • Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth
    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.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Naproxen Sodium (naproxen sodium) is often used to treat pain. 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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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