Review: could Mucinex cause Abnormal Heart Rhythms?


Summary

Abnormal heart rhythms 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 Hypersensitivity . We study 4,826 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 154 have Abnormal heart rhythms. Find out below who they are, when they have Abnormal heart rhythms and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 6,199 users)

Abnormal Heart Rhythms

Abnormal heart rhythms has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, weakness, arrhythmias, chest pain (latest reports from 88,692 Abnormal heart rhythms patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

4,826 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 154 people (3.19%) have Abnormal Heart Rhythms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Abnormal heart rhythms?

Time on Mucinex when people have Abnormal Heart Rhythms *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Abnormal Heart Rhythms when taking Mucinex *:

  • female: 51.35 %
  • male: 48.65 %

Age of people who have Abnormal Heart Rhythms when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.83 %
  • 2-9: 1.65 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.31 %
  • 30-39: 6.61 %
  • 40-49: 19.83 %
  • 50-59: 15.7 %
  • 60+: 52.07 %

Severity if Abnormal Heart Rhythms when taking Mucinex **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Abnormal Heart Rhythms **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypersensitivity (15 people)
  • Pain (14 people)
  • Metastatic Neoplasm (13 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (13 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (60 people)
  • Levaquin (47 people)
  • Lasix (42 people)
  • Digoxin (42 people)
  • Zometa (41 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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