Hydrocodone vs Mucinex D

Hydrocodone
(Rx)
Mucinex D
(OTC)
Hydrocodone is a cough & cold medication.
Mucinex D is a cough & cold medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.9
Extremely Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Cough
3.1
Concern level
1.6
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
June 22, 2004
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
152,715 Discussions
2,315 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Depression
#3 for Headaches
#4 for Chronic Pain
#5 for Back Pain
#6 for Allergy
#7 for Cough
#8 for Severe Pain
#9 for Migraines
Hydrocodone is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
#2 for Allergy
#3 for Congestion
#4 for Common Cold
#6 for Flu
#7 for Runny Nose
Mucinex D is approved for Cough, Allergy, Congestion and Common Cold and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Hyd
Addiction
10
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Euphoria
3
Vomiting
2
Drowsiness
2
Numbness
1
Dry Mouth
1
Seizures
1
Liver Damage
1
Restlessness
1
Muc
High Blood Pressure
1
Vomiting
1
Drowsiness
1
Palpitations
1
Depression
1
Tachycardia
1
Addiction
1
Diabetes
1
Shaking
1
Vertigo
1
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Hydrocodone
Hyd
Mucinex D
Muc
Addiction
Hyd
Muc
10
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Hyd
Muc
9
0
Euphoria
Hyd
Muc
3
0
Vomiting
Hyd
Muc
2
1
Drowsiness
Hyd
Muc
2
1
Numbness
Hyd
Muc
1
0
Dry Mouth
Hyd
Muc
1
0
Seizures
Hyd
Muc
1
0
Liver Damage
Hyd
Muc
1
0
Restlessness
Hyd
Muc
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Muc
Hyd
1
0
Vomiting
Muc
Hyd
1
2
Drowsiness
Muc
Hyd
1
2
Palpitations
Muc
Hyd
1
0
Depression
Muc
Hyd
1
0
Tachycardia
Muc
Hyd
1
0
Addiction
Muc
Hyd
1
10
Diabetes
Muc
Hyd
1
0
Shaking
Muc
Hyd
1
0
Vertigo
Muc
Hyd
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Mucinex D during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Hydrocodone and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Mucinex D and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Tablet: 60-600 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Phenylephrine Hcl/Hydrocodone Bit/Chlorpheniramine
Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Hydrocodone and Mucinex D: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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