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Mucinex D Side Effects
My husband has COPD and refuses to quit smoking. His doctor has recommended Mucinex d. Are there any serious side effects from long term use of Mucinex d?
Mucinex is the brand name for the generic drug guaifenesin. It is used as an expectorant agent (used to cut the thickness/viscosity of mucus secretions created by the sinuses, pharynx, larynx, trachea and bronchi by actually increasing the amount of respiratory tract fluid). It is a very safe over-the-counter medication with ...Read more
I was wondering what happends if someone took 2 Mucinex d60-600 in 2 hours? Dose it have any side effects and what can we do ? Thank you
Mucinex side effects: Like any medication, there are side effects that can occur with the use of mucinex. Side effect do not always occur in everyone that takes a medication. Most common with mucinex is nausea and vomiting. Can be as serious as facial swelling: lips, tongue. Always check with your prescribing doctor and pharmacist. ...Read more
What are the chances of developing side effects from Mucinex fast max severe congestion and cough?
Side effects: There are side effects with almost every medication you take-over the counter and prescription. Difficult to predict who will experience them and to what extent. Taking the medication as directed can decrease the likelihood in some instances but never any guarantees. Sometimes it's a matter of do the side effects make you feel worse than the medication makes you feel better. Good luck! ...Read more
I took 100mg of Tramadol. If I was to take a Mucinex-DM tablet would there be any reaction or negative side effects?
Several things : Could happen. Both medications can be sedating so combining the two may make you drowsy. Also both can enhance serotonin effects in the body like agitation, fever, tremors, palpitations, muscle spasms, and skin flushing. You may want to review this with your physician if it a combo you feel like you'll needs for several days or more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take Paxil and clonazepam and i have cold/flu I need medicine but the only thing recommended is Mucinex dm which never worked for me! Is there anything else I can take that is safe less side effects?
Try topicals: The only interaction between OTC cold medicines and paroxetine is the increased risk for serotonin syndrome (rare). If you have a history of this syndrome or any others - I'd call your doctor. In the meantime - I'd suggest an intranasal spray (Nasacort) and Chloraseptic Max throat drops to treat the symptoms. DayQuil should be ok - but check with your doctor since they know your history. G'luck! ...Read more
Very Doubtful: The only possible correlation with testosterone would be through dehydration and coincidental liver disease. An on-line study showed no reports of elevated sex hormone binding globulin (linked to testosterone levels) and mucinex. If you had a hypersensitvity reaction that involved the liver testosterone could go down. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Took Mucinex DM XS for a bad cough with yellow mucus. It worked great , but I feel like I'm drunk and spaced out . Is this a normal side effect ??
Yes: Yes you can have those symptoms. Reference: drugs.comNervous system side effects of dextromethorphan have included drowsiness and dizziness. Adverse effects, which have occurred at higher doses, include excitation, mental confusion, and opioid like respiratory depression. In some cases of abuse, patients have experienced euphoria, hyperactivity, mania, and auditory and visual hallucinations. ...Read more
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