Review: could Mucinex cause Benign prostatic hyperplasia?
We study 4,762 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 (latest outcomes from 5,820 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (benign enlargement of the prostate) (latest reports from 41,841 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, enlarged prostate, osteoporosis, arthritis, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 16, 2014: 4,762 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 30 people (0.63%) have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. They amount to 0.07% of all the 41,683 people who have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia on eHealthMe.
Time on Mucinex when people have Benign prostatic hyperplasia * :
Gender of people who have Benign prostatic hyperplasia when taking Mucinex * :
|Benign prostatic hyperplasia||6.25%||93.75% |
Age of people who have Benign prostatic hyperplasia when taking Mucinex * :
|Benign prostatic hyperplasia||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.67%||93.33% |
Severity of Benign prostatic hyperplasia when taking Mucinex ** :
How people recovered from Benign prostatic hyperplasia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (7 people, 23.33%)
- Prostate cancer metastatic (6 people, 20.00%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 6.67%)
- Chest pain (2 people, 6.67%)
- Erectile dysfunction (2 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (20 people, 66.67%)
- Flomax (16 people, 53.33%)
- Spiriva (14 people, 46.67%)
- Pulmicort (13 people, 43.33%)
- Digoxin (11 people, 36.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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For the last 3 years in the spring, I have developed a severe cough and peripheral edema. I was hospitalized for this 2 years ago when the cough wouldn't resolve and the edema became cellulitis. Antibiotics help with the cough, but the edema persists. Never had this so late in the year, usually resolved by now.
aimhigh4once on Jul, 2, 2014:
I had been taking nasonex for about 16 months on and off when the insurance wouldn't approve it any longer....then I was able to get approval after 2 months of being off of it. (filled scrip in dec 2013) I used it everyday. I was not taking anything else except ibuprofen on and off when needed. I continued to get sicker. I had headaches, eye pain, ear pain, sore throats and a swishing sound like a heart beat. It went on to cause short term memory loss and confusion. I was diagnosed with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension with papilledema. I found 2 articles that talked about steroidal usage as a cause for IIH with paps. I looked up Nasonex and found it was a steroidal spray. I stopped taking it on June 19, 2014 and for the last 3 days I have had no double vision, and no swishing in my ears.....I am hoping the rest of the symptoms will subside with time. I strongly suggest anyone taking this medication to do so with the ut most caution.
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