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A study for a 22-year old man who takes Mucinex, Flonase

Summary: 9 male patients aged 22 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 22 year old male patient who has Upper Respiratory Tract Congestion, Nasal Decongestion Therapy. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 5,831 Mucinex users)

Flonase has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 17,509 Flonase users)

What are the conditions

Upper respiratory tract congestion can be treated by Mucinex, Mucinex Dm. (latest reports from 1,023 Upper Respiratory Tract Congestion patients)

Nasal decongestion therapy (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) can be treated by Sudafed 12 Hour, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Nasonex, Mucinex, Mucinex D, Fluticasone Propionate. (latest reports from 14,471 Nasal Decongestion Therapy patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 9 males aged 17 (±5) who take Mucinex, Flonase are studied

Mucinex, Flonase outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 17

Gender: male

Conditions: Upper Respiratory Tract Congestion, Nasal Decongestion Therapy

Drugs taking:
- Mucinex - 600MG (guaifenesin): used for 1 - 6 months
- Flonase - 0.05MG/SPRAY (fluticasone propionate): used for 6 - 12 months

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aInfluenza (the flu is caused by an influenza virus)
Pneumonia
Respiratory Distress (difficulty in breathing)
Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
Pyrexia (fever)
Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
Pharyngitis Nos
Proteinuria Present
Sedation
Rhinitis Allergic Nos

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Nasal Decongestion Therapy
- support group for people who have Upper Respiratory Tract Congestion
- support group for people who take Flonase
- support group for people who take Mucinex

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You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • Bad nosebleed (sudafed related?) (1 response)
    I have the rhinitis as a result of rebound syndrome from using nasal sprays for years. I use the Flonase to somewhat alleviate the need for the over-the-counter sprays (first two drugs listed). In spite of that, I rarely, if ever, have nosebleeds. I also rarely, if ever, get colds. However, yesterday I decided I definitely was getting a cold and decided to take some 12-hour Sudafed. I took my second dose a couple of hours early and next thing you know my nose was bleeding fairly profusely all night. I tried the recommended method of tilting the head forward and holding the nose shut for 10 minutes but all that did was fill my head with blood and when I let go all kinds of blood and clotted blood came out of my nose and mouth making a huge mess. What worked for me after hours of trying was tilting the head slightly back, putting up with the blood trickling down my throat and trying not to breathe or irritate the bleeding nostril. Periodically I'd have to cough up or blow out some clotting because it became too much to handle but eventually this method worked for me. I've decided to refrain from taking anymore Sudafed or nasal sprays for the time being at least until I'm sure the nosebleed is completely gone.
  • Living with chronic pain while battling with psychological disorders. (1 response)
    I have had back problems since 2004. I have been on pain management since 2007. A year ago I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. Not only does fibromyalgia cause deep wide spread pain, it also makes me feel lethargic, fluish, and greatly effects my daily life. I also have some psychological conditions as well. Mostly due to a traumatic event experienced as a child.
  • Cataracts at 40 and a long time flonase user (1 response)
    I just wanted to let people know that I had developed cataracts in both eyes after using Flonase for more than 20 years at the age of 40 and had to get them both removed. The only other medication I was on for long term was Claritan.

More reviews for: Nasal Decongestion Therapy, Upper Respiratory Tract Congestion

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • Recently tapered off of Percocet slowly, but also had the flu at the same time. Used ADvil cold and Sinus, which dried out my sinuses too much. Developed sinus infection that isn't improving. Wondering if the this is a withdrawal symptom, even though I didn't seem to have any of the other w/d symptoms other then fatigue, which could just as well be a result of being ill and as side effect from Augmentin I am taking now.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Not sure what to use & not use. Conflicting resources.congestion seems to all come from running nose.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I have not noticed any side effects from the vitamins or medications above I think one or all have caused my white blood cell count to stay low between 2.0 and 2.8

    Reply

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