• Jen A. Jen A.
    November 11, 2009
    Can Mucinex DM raise blood pressure?
    Jen A. Jen A.
    November 11, 2009

    I've had an elevated blood pressure while taking Sudafed and Claritin D (regular Claritin - no 'D' is OK).


    My doctor recommended I stop taking these types of drugs.  She did say that Mucinex would be fine though, however today I realized I bought MucinexDM.


    I am wondering if any of the ingredients in MucinexDM can affect blood pressure.  Does anyone know?



  • Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    November 11, 2009
    Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    November 11, 2009

    Hi Jen A,


    Increased blood pressure is considered a severe potential side effect of Mucinex D, so there is the possibility it will affect your blood pressure.  Your pharmacist would be a great resource to discuss the medication ingredients.


    All the best,

    Lisa Nelson RD

    7 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure


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