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 Nexium, and have Asthma. This review analyzes which people have Dry eye with Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,697 people who have side effects when taking Mucinex from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

11,697 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 58 people (0.5%) 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: 76 %
  • male: 24 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.63 %
  • 20-29: 7.89 %
  • 30-39: 2.63 %
  • 40-49: 7.89 %
  • 50-59: 36.84 %
  • 60+: 42.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (10 people, 17.24%)
  • Depression (10 people, 17.24%)
  • Asthma (10 people, 17.24%)
  • Osteoporosis (9 people, 15.52%)
  • Prostate Cancer (8 people, 13.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (16 people, 27.59%)
  • Nexium (16 people, 27.59%)
  • Lorazepam (15 people, 25.86%)
  • Tamoxifen Citrate (13 people, 22.41%)
  • Lupron (13 people, 22.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (25 people, 43.10%)
  • Fatigue (24 people, 41.38%)
  • Weakness (20 people, 34.48%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (20 people, 34.48%)
  • Depression (18 people, 31.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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