Review: could Mucinex cause Blood pressure increased?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 4,700 people who take Mucinex. Among them, 473 have Blood pressure increased. See who they are, when they have Blood pressure increased and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,808 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough, ear congestion. Commonly reported side effects of Mucinex include breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, high blood pressure, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Blood pressure increased
Blood pressure increased (latest reports from 1,137,610 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 4,700 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 473 people (10.06%) have Blood Pressure Increased.
Time on Mucinex when people have Blood pressure increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood pressure increased||94.74%||5.26%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Mucinex * :
|Blood pressure increased||65.09%||34.91% |
Age of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Mucinex * :
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||0.42%||0.63%||1.90%||4.01%||9.92%||14.56%||68.57% |
Severity of Blood pressure increased when taking Mucinex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Blood pressure increased ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Cough (59 people, 12.47%)
- Hypertension (41 people, 8.67%)
- Respiratory tract congestion (35 people, 7.40%)
- Depression (25 people, 5.29%)
- Pain (21 people, 4.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Mucinex dm (168 people, 35.52%)
- Aspirin (121 people, 25.58%)
- Nexium (87 people, 18.39%)
- Lisinopril (68 people, 14.38%)
- Albuterol (63 people, 13.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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