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Review: could Mucinex cause Benign prostatic hyperplasia (Enlarged Prostate)?

Summary: Benign prostatic hyperplasia is found among people who take Mucinex, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 4,775 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Benign prostatic hyperplasia. Find out below who they are, when they have Benign prostatic hyperplasia and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 5,831 Mucinex users)

Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (benign enlargement of the prostate) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, enlarged prostate, osteoporosis, arthritis, pain. (latest reports from 17,476 Benign prostatic hyperplasia patients)

On Jan, 24, 2015: 4,770 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 30 people (0.63%) have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

Trend of Benign prostatic hyperplasia in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Benign prostatic hyperplasia * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Benign prostatic hyperplasia when taking Mucinex * :

FemaleMale
Benign prostatic hyperplasia6.25%93.75%

Age of people who have Benign prostatic hyperplasia when taking Mucinex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Benign prostatic hyperplasia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.67%93.33%

Severity of Benign prostatic hyperplasia when taking Mucinex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Benign prostatic hyperplasia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (7 people, 23.33%)
  2. Prostate cancer metastatic (6 people, 20.00%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 6.67%)
  4. Chest pain (2 people, 6.67%)
  5. Erectile dysfunction (2 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (20 people, 66.67%)
  2. Flomax (16 people, 53.33%)
  3. Spiriva (14 people, 46.67%)
  4. Pulmicort (13 people, 43.33%)
  5. Digoxin (11 people, 36.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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