Mucinex D vs Mucinex DM

Mucinex D
(OTC)
Mucinex DM
(OTC)
Mucinex D is a cough & cold medication.
Mucinex DM is a cough & cold medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.9
Extremely Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Cough
3.1
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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June 22, 2004
April 29, 2004
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,316 Discussions
2,478 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
#2 for Congestion
#3 for Common Cold
#4 for Allergy
#5 for Flu
Mucinex DM is approved for Cough and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Muc
High Blood Pressure
3
Vomiting
2
Drowsiness
2
Palpitations
2
Tachycardia
1
Depression
1
Addiction
1
Diabetes
1
Numbness
1
Shaking
1
Muc
Nausea
8
Dizziness
5
Drowsiness
3
Gagging
2
High Blood Pressure
2
COPD
2
Wheezing
2
Addiction
1
Hallucinations
1
Cancer
1
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Vomiting
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Drowsiness
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2
3
Palpitations
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2
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Tachycardia
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1
0
Depression
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1
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Addiction
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1
1
Diabetes
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1
0
Numbness
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1
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Shaking
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1
0
Nausea
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8
0
Dizziness
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5
0
Drowsiness
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3
2
Gagging
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2
0
High Blood Pressure
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2
3
COPD
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2
0
Wheezing
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2
0
Addiction
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1
1
Hallucinations
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1
0
Cancer
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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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C Category C
Before taking Mucinex D during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Mucinex DM 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 Mucinex D and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Mucinex DM and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 60-600 mg
Tablet: 30-600 mg, 60-1200 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Hcl
Guaifenesin/Dextromethorphan Hbr
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Mucinex D and Mucinex DM: 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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