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Review: could Mucinex cause Drowsiness?

Summary: Drowsiness is found among people who take Mucinex, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 4,766 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 144 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness 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

Drowsiness

Drowsiness (latest reports from 494,637 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Drowsiness reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 4,766 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 144 people (3.02%) have Drowsiness.

Trend of Drowsiness in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Drowsiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drowsiness75.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%12.50%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Mucinex * :

FemaleMale
Drowsiness63.83%36.17%

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Mucinex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drowsiness0.00%10.00%4.71%0.59%5.88%20.00%32.94%25.88%

Severity of Drowsiness when taking Mucinex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Drowsiness0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (17 people, 11.81%)
  2. Bone density abnormal (15 people, 10.42%)
  3. Pain (11 people, 7.64%)
  4. Insomnia (10 people, 6.94%)
  5. Depression (9 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (61 people, 42.36%)
  2. Synthroid (58 people, 40.28%)
  3. Zometa (54 people, 37.50%)
  4. Singulair (51 people, 35.42%)
  5. Mucinex dm (45 people, 31.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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