Mucinex DM vs Tylenol Cold

Mucinex DM
(OTC)
Tylenol Cold
(OTC)
Mucinex DM is a cough & cold medication.
Tylenol Cold is a cough & cold medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Cough
3.1
Concern level
1.7
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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April 29, 2004
May 26, 1976
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,478 Discussions
8,407 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Common Cold
#2 for Cough
#3 for Flu
#4 for Fever
#5 for Allergy
#6 for Headaches
#7 for Congestion
#8 for Runny Nose
Tylenol Cold is approved for Common Cold, Cough, Flu, Fever, Allergy, Headaches, Congestion and Runny Nose and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Muc
Nausea
7
Dizziness
5
Drowsiness
3
High Blood Pressure
2
Gagging
2
Wheezing
2
COPD
2
Addiction
2
Hallucinations
1
Cancer
1
Tyl
Nausea
3
Drowsiness
3
High Blood Pressure
1
Watery Eyes
1
Dehydration
1
Addiction
1
Numbness
1
Diabetes
1
Wheezing
1
Palpitations
1
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Mucinex DM
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Tylenol Cold
Tyl
Nausea
Muc
Tyl
7
3
Dizziness
Muc
Tyl
5
0
Drowsiness
Muc
Tyl
3
3
High Blood Pressure
Muc
Tyl
2
1
Gagging
Muc
Tyl
2
0
Wheezing
Muc
Tyl
2
1
COPD
Muc
Tyl
2
0
Addiction
Muc
Tyl
2
1
Hallucinations
Muc
Tyl
1
0
Cancer
Muc
Tyl
1
0
Nausea
Tyl
Muc
3
7
Drowsiness
Tyl
Muc
3
3
High Blood Pressure
Tyl
Muc
1
2
Watery Eyes
Tyl
Muc
1
0
Dehydration
Tyl
Muc
1
0
Addiction
Tyl
Muc
1
2
Numbness
Tyl
Muc
1
0
Diabetes
Tyl
Muc
1
0
Wheezing
Tyl
Muc
1
2
Palpitations
Tyl
Muc
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 DM during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Tylenol Cold 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 DM and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tylenol Cold and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 30-600 mg, 60-1200 mg
Tablet: 2-30-15-325 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Guaifenesin/Dextromethorphan Hbr
Dextromethorphan Hbr/P-Ephed Hcl/Acetaminophen/Chlorphenir, Pseudoephedrine Hcl/Acetaminophen/Chlorpheniramine, Dextromethorphan Hbr/Phenylephrine/Acetaminophen/Chlorphenir, Dextromethorphan Hbr/Pseudoephedrine Hcl/Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan Hbr/Phenylephrine Hcl/Acetaminophen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Mucinex DM and Tylenol Cold: 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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