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Related topic: Mucinex, Abdominal cramps

Review: could Mucinex cause Abdominal cramps?

Summary: Abdominal cramps could be caused by Mucinex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 4,761 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 167 have Abdominal cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal cramps and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,818 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

Abdominal cramps

Abdominal cramps (latest reports from 610,619 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, pain, acupuncture and pain.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 4,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 167 people (3.55%) have Abdominal Cramps. They amount to 0.03% of all the 612,201 people who have Abdominal Cramps on eHealthMe.

Trend of Abdominal cramps in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Abdominal cramps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Abdominal cramps80.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Mucinex * :

FemaleMale
Abdominal cramps67.22%32.78%

Age of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Mucinex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abdominal cramps0.00%1.45%1.45%10.87%7.25%21.74%26.09%31.16%

Severity of Abdominal cramps when taking Mucinex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Abdominal cramps0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Abdominal cramps ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Abdominal cramps0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (21 people, 12.57%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (19 people, 11.38%)
  3. Hypersensitivity (19 people, 11.38%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (19 people, 11.38%)
  5. Metastatic neoplasm (18 people, 10.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (67 people, 40.12%)
  2. Lasix (54 people, 32.34%)
  3. Zometa (49 people, 29.34%)
  4. Nexium (44 people, 26.35%)
  5. Levaquin (39 people, 23.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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