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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 4,766 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 (latest outcomes from 5,827 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

Trend of mucinex reports

Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (benign enlargement of the prostate) (latest reports from 41,967 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, enlarged prostate, osteoporosis, arthritis, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Benign prostatic hyperplasia reports

On Oct, 25, 2014: 4,764 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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  • Alprazolam & amoxicillin
    (Asked by a 72 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, High Blood Pressure, Diverticulitis, and takes Meclizine, Clonidine, Norvasc, Flomax, Avodart)
    Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.

  • Does mucinex guaifenesin help treat fibromyalgia?
    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Fibromyalgia, and takes Guaifenesin)
    I have tried so many treatments for fibromyalgia. I am going to try guaifenesin next . Any advice would be appreciated.

  • Can hydrochlorizide cause bhp symptoms in 70 year old male
    (Asked by a 74 year old man who has Bph, and takes Terazosin Hydrochloride)
    After suffering with bph(getting up 3 0r 4 times a night to urinate) having undergone a prostrate biopsy, my doctor took me off hydrochlorizide. Soon after, my bph symptoms went away. I take a 325 mg aspirin every day and have hypertension.

  • Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth
    (Asked by a 64 year old man who has Periodontal Bone Loss, Bone Loss Around Teeth , and takes Guaifenesin, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Turmeric, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Fluoxetine, Celexa, Gabapentin, Omeprazole, Pantoprazole, Pentoxifylline, Garcinia Cambogia, Carbamazepine, Tamsulosin, Lisinopril, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Flunisolide)
    Do you suffer from periodontal bone loss or periodontal disease, or bone loss around teeth after taking this drug? Are your sodium levels low after taking this drug? I am a dentist and keep my teeth plaque free, but have had periodontal bone loss for which, I believe, must be drug related.

  • Has anyone experienced transient global amnesia from taking avodart?
    (Asked by a 78 year old man who has Parkinson's Disease, Enlarged Prostate, and takes Avodart)
    Began Avodart for enlarged prostate and having difficulty urinating....3 nights later had transient global amnesia, lasting about 4 hours. Doctor does not think Avodart triggered the amnesia Has anyone had similar experience? I am hesitant about going back on the Avodart but need to address the p ...

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