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. This review analyzes which people have Benign prostatic hyperplasia with Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,272 people who have side effects when taking Mucinex from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2017

11,272 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 36 people (0.32%) 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: 6.67 %
  • 60+: 93.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (7 people, 19.44%)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (7 people, 19.44%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (4 people, 11.11%)
  • Pain (2 people, 5.56%)
  • Depression (2 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (21 people, 58.33%)
  • Flomax (14 people, 38.89%)
  • Spiriva (12 people, 33.33%)
  • Pulmicort (12 people, 33.33%)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (11 people, 30.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (20 people, 55.56%)
  • Bronchitis (18 people, 50.00%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (16 people, 44.44%)
  • High Blood Pressure (15 people, 41.67%)
  • Chest Pain (15 people, 41.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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