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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

Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,827 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

Trend of mucinex reports

A-fib

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.

Trend of A-fib reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 4,766 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 147 people (3.08%) have A-fib.

Trend of A-fib in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have A-fib * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
A-fib50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%

Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Mucinex * :

FemaleMale
A-fib49.04%50.96%

Age of people who have A-fib when taking Mucinex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
A-fib0.00%0.00%0.00%5.34%4.58%6.87%6.87%76.34%

Severity of A-fib when taking Mucinex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
A-fib0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from A-fib ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
A-fib0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (25 people, 17.01%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (19 people, 12.93%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (12 people, 8.16%)
  4. Metastatic neoplasm (12 people, 8.16%)
  5. Breast cancer metastatic (12 people, 8.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (83 people, 56.46%)
  2. Aspirin (81 people, 55.10%)
  3. Levaquin (76 people, 51.70%)
  4. Digoxin (76 people, 51.70%)
  5. Coumadin (61 people, 41.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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