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/flutter.
We study 4,777 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 has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 5,837 Mucinex users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 86,681 A-fib patients)
On Feb, 24, 2015: 4,777 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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