Mucinex and Dry eye - from FDA reports


Summary

Dry eye is found among people who take Mucinex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression . We study 9,781 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA. Among them, 48 have Dry eye. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry eye and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 11,124 users)

Dry Eye

Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, dry eyes, osteoporosis, acne (latest reports from 23,358 Dry eye patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

9,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 48 people (0.49%) have Dry Eye


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Dry eye?

Time on Mucinex when people have Dry Eye *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dry Eye when taking Mucinex *:

  • female: 77.5 %
  • male: 22.5 %

Age of people who have Dry Eye when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.23 %
  • 20-29: 9.68 %
  • 30-39: 3.23 %
  • 40-49: 3.23 %
  • 50-59: 38.71 %
  • 60+: 41.94 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (10 people, 20.83%)
  • Pain (9 people, 18.75%)
  • Prostate Cancer (8 people, 16.67%)
  • Metastases To Bone (8 people, 16.67%)
  • Asthma (8 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (16 people, 33.33%)
  • Nexium (15 people, 31.25%)
  • Lorazepam (15 people, 31.25%)
  • Tamoxifen Citrate (13 people, 27.08%)
  • Oxycontin (13 people, 27.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (23 people, 47.92%)
  • Fatigue (20 people, 41.67%)
  • Weakness (17 people, 35.42%)
  • Cough (17 people, 35.42%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (16 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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