Review: could Mucinex cause Erectile dysfunction?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 11, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 4,700 people who take Mucinex. Among them, 13 have Erectile dysfunction. See who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,808 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough, ear congestion. Commonly reported side effects of Mucinex include breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, high blood pressure, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 131,478 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 4,700 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 13 people (0.28%) have Erectile Dysfunction.
Time on Mucinex when people have Erectile dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Mucinex * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Mucinex * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.69%||69.23%||23.08% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Mucinex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (5 people, 38.46%)
- Hypertension (3 people, 23.08%)
- Depression (3 people, 23.08%)
- Chest pain (2 people, 15.38%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 15.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (7 people, 53.85%)
- Lexapro (7 people, 53.85%)
- Zoloft (7 people, 53.85%)
- Prilosec (6 people, 46.15%)
- Propranolol (6 people, 46.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Corey Tims on Nov, 20, 2012:
I ordered a free bottle of Mucinex on 11/5/2012. Today's date is 11/20/2012 and I haven't received the bottle in which I was informed, it would take 14 business days. I called several times and was told that my shipment was delayed because of back order. Wow! What a joke and a nice way of taking advantage of the public. I asked for the shipment fee to be placed back on my credit card and of course the company's rep said that's not going to happen. If I ever receive the free 30 day bottle that I paid $16.00 for shipping and handeling. Mucinex won't ever get another dime from me.
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