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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 4,778 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 5,839 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 17,538 Benign prostatic hyperplasia patients)

On Apr, 28, 2015: 4,778 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 * :

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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 ** :

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How people recovered from Benign prostatic hyperplasia ** :

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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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • jplumb78 on Apr, 16, 2015:

    36 male, cymbalta defiantly enlarges my prostate. It's unfortunate, because I like the medication.

    Reply

    phasthutch on Sep, 16, 2011:

    I have taken antidepressants since 1994 with occasional stopping for six months to a year. My depressive episodes have always returned and I have had to start taking antidepressants again. Cymbalta 60 mg has worked well for controlling depressive symptoms. I am now 62 and have noticed over the past five years that when taking the Cymbalta I must also take and alpha blocker and in the past year the BPH reducing medicine Proscar.
    I recently stopped taking the Cymbalta again and have also had no symptoms of BPH. I am certain that Cymbalta definitely and all SSRI antidepressants in general contribute to or greatly exacerbate the symptoms of BPH.

    Reply

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