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Review: could Mucinex dm cause Syncope (Fainting)?

Summary: Syncope is reported only by a few people who take Mucinex dm.

We study 154 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex dm from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Syncope and more.

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Mucinex dm

Mucinex dm has active ingredients of dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 630 Mucinex dm users)

Syncope

Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 49,829 Syncope patients)

On Feb, 6, 2015: 154 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex dm. Among them, 1 people (0.65%) has Syncope.

Trend of Syncope in Mucinex dm reports

Time on Mucinex dm when people have Syncope * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Syncope when taking Mucinex dm * :

FemaleMale
Syncope100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Syncope when taking Mucinex dm * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Syncope0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Syncope when taking Mucinex dm ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Syncope0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Syncope ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Chest infection (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levothyroxine sodium (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I took a musinex dm and acetominphen for congestion and a headache and fainted shortly after.
    I have fainted a few years ago and was told it was probably due to dehydration due to a couple glasses of wine and being hot. This incident was after breakfast and no wine!
  • Does calritin or loratidine cause fainting?
    31 year old healthy male, never takes any medications and rarely gets sick had a bad allergy season and took Claritin (24 hr) once daily for two months.

    Randomly had a syncope/fainting episode and a week later still feeling lightheaded/fainting feeling. Also has random bumpy rash on right elbow. All tests, blood work, ct scans, xrays show perfectly normal, healthy adult male.

    1) How long does it take to get Claritin out of your system completely after prolonged use?

    2) Could fainting be a side effect of Clartiin/loratidine?
  • Hives related to atrial fibrillation
    after eating and sometime activity, I get flushed and I start itching in my scalp which progresses to my whole body, then I break out in hives get lightheaded and sometimes nauseated then will eventually pass out if I do not lay down. I have been told I go into Afib. But I have worn a monitor and not been in afib for 48 hours. It seems to happen just once in awhile, without any reason that I can figure. eating and activity are the only two things that seem to proceed it. But it only happens once every few months. And I eat and do activity daily.
  • What is recommended prescription drum therapy for treatment for a patient with diagnosed history of tias?

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    My 1 year old girl has asthma like breathing issues when she gets colds.she had been taking singulair and has fainted about 5 times after she mildly hurts herself.(bumps head usually) then screams out forcefully without breathing in then looses consciousness for a few seconds.all incidents after taking singulair.over the course of a few months she is not taking anymore for about 2 weeks but has not passed out recently even after screaming pretty hard .it's hard to say if she has really hurt herself in a similar matter or worse but they are pretty minor incidents that she gets worked up about .
  • Mucinex dm caused balance problems
    I bought Mucinex Dm to treat mild symptoms of sore throat and cough. I was following the instructions precisely of the time and the dosages needed. After two days in taking the medication I started to experience balance problems. Suddenly I would feel unsteady and dizzy, and had the feeling that I was falling down. Change in position of the head would trigger the symptoms even when I was in bed. Because my balance problems occurred after I started taking Mucinex I decided to stop the medication. It has been one week since I discontinued the medication and I feel slow improvement. If the symptoms do not stop completely I will make an appointment with a doctor. This was my first time to use Mucinex, but will never ever use this medication.
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    I've fainted before (trypanophobia, you know) but never out of the blue before. It was so unexpected I didn't even know what happened until I nearly hit the ground, but this was very different from any fainting I've done before. I felt numb afterwards and couldn't think straight. I felt okay after a couple of minutes but it took about an hour before I was completely in the clear. I just researched what the heck happened to me and found the explanation here, which seemed to match me to a T. So moral of the story? Don't take Oxaprozin if you suffer from depression (unless your doctor says otherwise) it might mess you up!

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 years ago):

  • Took 2 Normal Doses of Mucinex DM in the Morning and another just before Bedtime. The following morning I had Diahrea and felt feverish and a little flight Headed. I went to a meeting and felt I needed to use the bathroom and I passed out for a short period of time.

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