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Review: could Mucinex cause A-fib (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
Summary: A-fib is found among people who take Mucinex, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Atrial fibrillation.
We study 4,768 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 147 have A-fib. Find out below who they are, when they have A-fib and more.
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Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,827 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) (latest reports from 84,052 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Nov, 25, 2014: 4,766 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 147 people (3.08%) have A-fib.
Time on Mucinex when people have A-fib * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Mucinex * :
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Mucinex * :
Severity of A-fib when taking Mucinex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from A-fib ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (25 people, 17.01%)
- Multiple myeloma (19 people, 12.93%)
- Diabetes mellitus (12 people, 8.16%)
- Metastatic neoplasm (12 people, 8.16%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (12 people, 8.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (83 people, 56.46%)
- Aspirin (81 people, 55.10%)
- Levaquin (76 people, 51.70%)
- Digoxin (76 people, 51.70%)
- Coumadin (61 people, 41.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- I have a-fib after taking benadryl. i've been off it for a few days, but flutters remain. how long does it last?
(Asked by a 86 year old woman who has Atrial Fibrillation/flutter, and takes Benadryl)
I took 6 pills a day for a week, have been off medication for several days, but A-Fib symptoms continue.
- Dabigatran,rivaroxaban, apixaban (eliquis) or aspirin - which is most suitable for a patient with af (atrial fibrilation), left subdural hematoma, right ischemic stroke with hemorehagic transformation
(Asked by a 82 year old woman who has Thyroid Disorder, Ischemic CVA Stroke With Hemorrhagic Transformation, Chronic Subdural Hematoma (Left), High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Atrial Fibrillation)
My grandmother have Atrial Fibrillation (AF) and suffered a ischemic CVA stroke with hemorrhagic transformation on right brain this week. She also had left sudural hematoma for some time now, due to which Asprin (ecospirin-75) that she was taking because of her AF was stopped and I believe that stop ...
- My mom is 88. she takes lexapro in the evening. she wakes up hallucinating. it's starting to get to her. what should i try for her?
(Asked by a 88 year old woman who has Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Atrial Fibrillation, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Dementia (controlled), and takes Multivitamin, Lipitor, Claritin, Allopurinol, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Namenda Xr, Aricept, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Bystolic, Lexapro)
My mom has been taking Lexapro for about 2 1/2 to 3 months. She was taking it in the morning and her therapist felt it was making her drowsy. I began giving it to her before bed, and I believe that is when she started waking up during the night with hallucinations. I'm not sure if they are vivid ...
- Does mucinex guaifenesin help treat fibromyalgia?
(Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Fibromyalgia, and takes Guaifenesin)
I have tried so many treatments for fibromyalgia. I am going to try guaifenesin next . Any advice would be appreciated.
- Will marijuana trigger my afib
(Asked by a 67 year old man who has Atrial Fibrillation/flutter)
When I smoke pot will this aggravate my afib? This occurred last night after smoking a one hitter a couple of times and lasted 4-5 hours.
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