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Currently using albuterol sulfate inhaler and taking loratadine (both prescribed). Any interaction concerns if i take Mucinex as well?
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
Bought some Mucinex dm today for cough and chest congestion. I also take 20mg of Lexapro. Drugs dot com says major interactions. Uhhhh? Can I take?
Ask pharmacist or Dr: This is very troubling indeed. And everything I've read supports what you found. Don't risk a potentially life-threatening interaction but do try to find an alternative to Lexapro w/ your doctor. It's not the guaifenesin part, so you could take Mucinex pills and gargle w/ salt water for throat pain and drink honey-lemon-tea-(bit of bourbon). Sorry, but you actually may find this to work better! ...Read more
I got the Depo-Provera Medrol 20 mg shot today and I take inderal Synthroid Zoloft wellbutrin is their any interactions? I was on azyth and can I tk mucinex?
Drug interactions: Your body normally makes a set amount of cortisone each day. A steroid shot like depomedrol is usually administered to control inflammation and the drug releases slowly into your system over 4-6 weeks. It is generally safe in combination with inderal, synthroid, zoloft, and wellbutrin. It may increase your risk of stomach bleeding if you are prone to ulcers and/or take other anti-inflammatory med. ...Read more
Simprex/Mucinex: As prescribed, should be ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mucinex definition: 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 infrequent side effects www.Mainlineent.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strength: Twice the dose.Get a more detailed answer ›
Variable: Mucinex is a mucus thinner and generally doesn't have a immediate impact during a cold/sinus infection. However, it can be very useful to help speed the resolution of the symptoms overall from the infection. Mucinex d with sudafed typically has a more immediate impact with drying up the nose. Caution using sudafed products if underlying high blood pressure is present. ...Read more
Varies: The expiration on any drug varies by the manufacturer and the drug being produced. Some drugs expire quickly, in weeks to months. Most will expire in about a year after you purchase them. Pharmacies constantly update their inventory to give you the best length of time before expiration. It is not good to use expired medications. ...Read more
Diurex & mucinex: It is not ideal. Mucinex is an expectorant to help you loosen up phlegm and help you clear the mucus from your lungs. Diurex is a diuretic that will dehydrate you and likely lead to thickening of mucus and phlegm. Diurex will effect efficacy of mucinex but not the other way around. ...Read more
No: Mucinex 600 mg is a long-acting form and must should be swallowed whole; it mustn’t chewed, broken, or crushed, as that will lead to an immediate dumping of the entire dose (too high of one) that is meant to be released slowly into your system over a series of hours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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