Review: could Mucinex cause Abdominal cramps (Abdominal pain)?
Summary: Abdominal cramps is found among people who take Mucinex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 4,775 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 169 have Abdominal cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal cramps and more.
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Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 5,831 Mucinex users)
Abdominal cramps has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 77,999 Abdominal cramps patients)
On Jan, 27, 2015: 4,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 169 people (3.54%) have Abdominal Cramps.
Time on Mucinex when people have Abdominal cramps * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abdominal cramps||85.71%||14.29%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Mucinex * :
|Abdominal cramps||67.58%||32.42% |
Age of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Mucinex * :
|Abdominal cramps||0.00%||1.43%||1.43%||11.43%||7.86%||21.43%||25.71%||30.71% |
Severity of Abdominal cramps when taking Mucinex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abdominal cramps||0.00%||60.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Abdominal cramps ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Abdominal cramps||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (21 people, 12.43%)
- Hypersensitivity (19 people, 11.24%)
- Diabetes mellitus (19 people, 11.24%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (19 people, 11.24%)
- Metastatic neoplasm (18 people, 10.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (67 people, 39.64%)
- Lasix (54 people, 31.95%)
- Zometa (49 people, 28.99%)
- Nexium (44 people, 26.04%)
- Levaquin (39 people, 23.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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