Drug interactions between Mucinex Fast-Max Severe Congestion & Cough and Symbicort
|Mucinex Fast-Max Severe Congestion & Cough (dextromethorphan/guaifenesin/phenylephrine)|
Interactions between your drugs
Applies to: Mucinex Fast-Max Severe Congestion & Cough (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine) and Symbicort (budesonide / formoterol)
Using phenylephrine together with formoterol may increase cardiovascular side effects such as elevations in heart rate and blood pressure or irregular heart rhythm. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns, particularly if you have a history of high blood pressure, arrhythmia, or heart disease. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact, or you may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring to safely use both medications. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Symbicort (budesonide / formoterol)
You should avoid the regular consumption of large amounts of grapefruits and grapefruit juice while taking budesonide. Grapefruit can raise the levels of budesonide in your body and lead to increased side effects. Do not increase or decrease the amount of grapefruit products in your diet without first talking to your doctor.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.