Mucinex and A-fib - from FDA reports
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 11,272 people who have side effects when taking Mucinex from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 30, 2017
11,272 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 182 people (1.61%) have A-fib
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 47.22 %
- male: 52.78 %
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Mucinex *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 4.61 %
- 30-39: 0.66 %
- 40-49: 5.92 %
- 50-59: 9.21 %
- 60+: 79.61 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (24 people, 13.19%)
- Pain (15 people, 8.24%)
- Diabetes (15 people, 8.24%)
- Metastatic Neoplasm (13 people, 7.14%)
- Breast Cancer Metastatic (13 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (89 people, 48.90%)
- Levaquin (69 people, 37.91%)
- Digoxin (68 people, 37.36%)
- Aspirin (68 people, 37.36%)
- Coumadin (60 people, 32.97%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (78 people, 42.86%)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (73 people, 40.11%)
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (72 people, 39.56%)
- Pneumonia (69 people, 37.91%)
- Back Pain (63 people, 34.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have A-fib when taking Mucinex?
Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 12,641 users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 174,303 A-fib patients).
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