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 4,777 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.
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Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 5,838 Mucinex users)
Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, acne, depression. (latest reports from 12,466 Dry eye patients)
On Mar, 26, 2015: 4,777 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 36 people (0.75%) have Dry Eye.
Time on Mucinex when people have Dry eye * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Dry eye||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Dry eye when taking Mucinex * :
|Dry eye||74.19%||25.81% |
Age of people who have Dry eye when taking Mucinex * :
|Dry eye||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.54%||0.00%||3.85%||42.31%||42.31% |
Severity of Dry eye when taking Mucinex ** :
How people recovered from Dry eye ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (10 people, 27.78%)
- Pain (9 people, 25.00%)
- Back pain (8 people, 22.22%)
- Osteoporosis (8 people, 22.22%)
- Prostate cancer (8 people, 22.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (18 people, 50.00%)
- Lorazepam (17 people, 47.22%)
- Tamoxifen citrate (16 people, 44.44%)
- Lupron (14 people, 38.89%)
- Nexium (14 people, 38.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Celebrex for a 54-year old woman with Arthritis. The patient has Skin - Dry, Eyes - Dry (lack of adequate tears)
- A study of drug interactions between Singulair, Zyrtec, Mucinex, Centrum Silver, Tekturna, Travatan Z for a 55-year old woman with Nasal Allergies, Enzyme Supplementation, Hypertension, Glaucoma. The patient has Vertigo, Hearing Loss
- A study of side effects of Plant Sterols for a 54-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Eyes - Dry (lack of adequate tears)
- A study of side effects of Pristiq for a 49-year old man with Anxiety. The patient has Eyes - Dry (lack of adequate tears)
- A study of drug interactions between Lamictal, Vitamin D, Multivitamin, Fish Oil, Effexor, Lipitor, Estradiol for a 58-year old woman with Mood Disorder, Autoimmune Disorder, Nutrition - Inadequate, Heart Disease, Anxiety Disorder, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Menopausal Symptoms. The patient has Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Constipation, Headache, Tension, Eyes - Dry, Abdominal Bloating
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