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Review: could Mucinex cause Dry eye (Dry eyes)?





Summary: Dry eye 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 Zometa, and have Depression.

We study 4,768 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Dry eye. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry eye and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Mucinex and have Dry eye >>>

Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 5,830 users)

Dry eye

Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.(latest reports from Dry eye 12,196 patients)

On Nov, 24, 2014: 4,766 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 36 people (0.76%) have Dry Eye.

Trend of Dry eye in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Dry eye * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry eye100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Dry eye74.19%25.81%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry eye0.00%0.00%0.00%11.54%0.00%3.85%42.31%42.31%

Severity of Dry eye when taking Mucinex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Dry eye ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (10 people, 27.78%)
  2. Pain (9 people, 25.00%)
  3. Back pain (8 people, 22.22%)
  4. Osteoporosis (8 people, 22.22%)
  5. Prostate cancer (8 people, 22.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (18 people, 50.00%)
  2. Lorazepam (17 people, 47.22%)
  3. Tamoxifen citrate (16 people, 44.44%)
  4. Lupron (14 people, 38.89%)
  5. Nexium (14 people, 38.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Does mucinex guaifenesin help treat fibromyalgia? (3 answers)
    (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.
  • Does xarelto contribute to extreme thinning of hair (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 72 year old woman who has Dry Eyes, Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes, Atrial Fibrillation, and takes Glimepiride, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Gabapentin, Pravastatin Sodium, Metformin, Lisinopril, Xarelto)
    extreme hair thinning
    inability to relieve dry eye symptoms (burning, feeling of foreign object in eyes
    can anything be done to correct these eymptoms
  • Anyone else develop facial swelling during clonazepam withdrawal and not recover from it several years later?
    (Asked by a 45 year old woman who has Dry Eyes, Excessive Hair Loss, Facial Swelling, and takes Clonazepam)
    Weaned off of clonazepam 10 years ago. Body went into severe withdrawal: Hair loss/ thinning, swelling through T-zone portion of my face, excessively oily face and hair, stiff painful joints. Hair and face have never completely recovered although have days/weeks symptoms are milder, buy only worsening again.

    So fed up. It has affected my confidence and self-esteem. I can't believe I am still living with this 10 years after discontinuing clonazepam.
  • Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth (4 answers)
    (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.
  • Are dry eyes a side effect of allegra?
    (Asked by a 75 year old woman who has Glaucomatocyclitic Crises, Dry Eyes, and takes Lisinopril)
    Have been taking Benedryl almost daily for the last year. After recent diagnosis pressure in eyes increasing did some research to discover a side effect of Benedryl is dry eyes which could have been a contributing factor. I'm trying to find out if there's any allergy medicine on the market that does not cause dry eyes.

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