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Review: could Mucinex cause Abnormal heart rhythms (Arrhythmias)?

We study 4,763 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 82 have Abnormal heart rhythms. Find out below who they are, when they have Abnormal heart rhythms and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,823 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

Abnormal heart rhythms

Abnormal heart rhythms (irregular heartbeat) (latest reports from 290,592 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 4,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 82 people (1.72%) have Abnormal Heart Rhythms. They amount to 0.03% of all the 290,797 people who have Abnormal Heart Rhythms on eHealthMe.

Trend of Abnormal heart rhythms in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Abnormal heart rhythms * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Abnormal heart rhythms100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Abnormal heart rhythms when taking Mucinex * :

FemaleMale
Abnormal heart rhythms61.76%38.24%

Age of people who have Abnormal heart rhythms when taking Mucinex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abnormal heart rhythms0.00%1.22%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.54%30.49%59.76%

Severity of Abnormal heart rhythms when taking Mucinex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Abnormal heart rhythms ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sinus congestion (16 people, 19.51%)
  2. Hypersensitivity (14 people, 17.07%)
  3. Breast cancer metastatic (12 people, 14.63%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (12 people, 14.63%)
  5. Metastatic neoplasm (12 people, 14.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (57 people, 69.51%)
  2. Digoxin (44 people, 53.66%)
  3. Levaquin (40 people, 48.78%)
  4. Nexium (39 people, 47.56%)
  5. Lasix (33 people, 40.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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