Mucinex and A-fib - from FDA reports


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 Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have A-fib with Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,697 people who have side effects when taking Mucinex from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 20, 2017

11,697 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 187 people (1.6%) have A-fib


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause A-fib?

Time on Mucinex when people have A-fib *:

  • < 1 month: 75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 47.57 %
  • male: 52.43 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.49 %
  • 30-39: 0.64 %
  • 40-49: 5.77 %
  • 50-59: 8.97 %
  • 60+: 80.13 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (25 people, 13.37%)
  • Pain (16 people, 8.56%)
  • Diabetes (15 people, 8.02%)
  • Metastatic Neoplasm (13 people, 6.95%)
  • Hypersensitivity (13 people, 6.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (89 people, 47.59%)
  • Levaquin (69 people, 36.90%)
  • Digoxin (68 people, 36.36%)
  • Aspirin (68 people, 36.36%)
  • Coumadin (61 people, 32.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (80 people, 42.78%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (73 people, 39.04%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (73 people, 39.04%)
  • Pneumonia (71 people, 37.97%)
  • Weakness (63 people, 33.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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