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    Condition: Cough
    7/2/2016 1:55:10 AM

    Reviewer: van, 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Severe tightness in chest. Wondered if I should go to the ER. Wide awake after taking this 8 hours ago. Did nothing for cough or wheezing. Using Vicks vapor rub now to breathe - good old remedy without frightening side effects. Hope I can get to sleep soon. This stuff is scary. Will not take again.

    Condition: Cough
    1/28/2016 8:49:56 AM

    Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Could not sleep after taking medication. Made my heart race. Recommend taking during the day.

    Condition: Cough
    10/5/2015 11:38:51 PM

    Reviewer: Wiser now, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Did not help my congestion at all. I have never felt as bad as I did after taking Mucinex for 2 days. I had dizziness and malaise with a loss of my sense of taste and smell for 5 days after I stopped taking it, and I'm still not back to normal 7 days later, I will never take it again.

    Condition: Cough
    7/31/2015 9:22:19 PM

    Reviewer: Dove, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I had some really tough mucus building up in my lungs, stopping me from breathing, which in turn kept me coughing both to try and get the mucus out and bc I wanted to breathe better. I had a nightmare of a night's sleep and decided i'd do something about the horrible mucus buildup. By recommendation from a friend, I bought Mucinex DM for extended 12h relief. Took one pill during the day a ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Cough
    1/18/2015 5:02:02 AM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Very expensive and didn't work for me at all. Could not peel back instruction label. Don't waste your money.

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