Mucinex and Benign prostatic hyperplasia - from FDA reports


Benign prostatic hyperplasia is found among people who take Mucinex, especially for people who are 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have Prostate cancer metastatic . We study 9,781 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA. Among them, 35 have Benign prostatic hyperplasia. Find out below who they are, when they have Benign prostatic hyperplasia and more.

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Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 11,124 users)

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (benign enlargement of the prostate) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, enlarged prostate (latest reports from 24,197 Benign prostatic hyperplasia patients).

On Feb, 22, 2017

9,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 35 people (0.36%) have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Age of people who have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 6.9 %
  • 60+: 93.1 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (7 people, 20.00%)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (7 people, 20.00%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (4 people, 11.43%)
  • Chest Pain (2 people, 5.71%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (2 people, 5.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (21 people, 60.00%)
  • Flomax (14 people, 40.00%)
  • Spiriva (12 people, 34.29%)
  • Pulmicort (12 people, 34.29%)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (11 people, 31.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (20 people, 57.14%)
  • Bronchitis (18 people, 51.43%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (16 people, 45.71%)
  • Hypotension (15 people, 42.86%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (15 people, 42.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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