Review: could Mucinex cause Indigestion?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 20, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
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, 57 have Indigestion. See who they are, when they have Indigestion 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.
Indigestion (latest reports from 241,528 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 4,700 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 63 people (1.34%) have Indigestion. They amount to 0.03% of all the 241,528 people who have Indigestion.
Time on Mucinex when people have Indigestion * :
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Gender of people who have Indigestion when taking Mucinex * :
Age of people who have Indigestion when taking Mucinex * :
Severity of Indigestion when taking Mucinex ** :
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How people recovered from Indigestion ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer metastatic (12 people, 19.05%)
- Metastatic neoplasm (12 people, 19.05%)
- Diabetes mellitus (6 people, 9.52%)
- Hypersensitivity (6 people, 9.52%)
- Pain (5 people, 7.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (25 people, 39.68%)
- Lexapro (24 people, 38.10%)
- Zyrtec (17 people, 26.98%)
- Zometa (17 people, 26.98%)
- Nexium (16 people, 25.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 hour ago):
causes acute thirst and dehydration symptoms that I treat with water and ice between water intake. I have had a bout with a bulging disc in the past but this was quite different. I wasn't having any of these symptoms. I was very really good except I was having this drainage to my throat and ears. When I would cough, it was mostly nonproductive so that is why I took two Musinex DM tabs before bed with a full glass of water followed by orange juice and bread stick. Two hours before I had taken two vitamins C tabs for the first time in a month. After taking the pills and falling asleep, I woke with a back ache. I just thought I needed to increase my water, so I did. When I attempted to get up for the restroom from all the water, I was in acute back pain and it became such a struggle that I was using the furniture for support. No pain down the leg or foot. Such hard to turn over, stand up, or walk! It has been 10 hours and I am still having symptoms but not as severe, If I fall asleep and don't continue the water, the symptoms return.
From this study (6 days ago):
2011 ill 10 days high fever diagnosed( no test) Mono sent home treatment amoxicillin still in pain and unwell 3months later test and diagnosis Lyme treatment Doxicyclin 14 days some improvement but not recovered diagnosis muscle cramps, joint pain, swelling legs,Rosacea doxy again retested April Lyme positive sent to Infectious Disease specialist told not Lyme (no test) sent to Rhuematology multiple tests, no positive results for anything tested. And on and on and on! Last seen dermatologist diagnosis post inflammatory skin changes. Feels I had a rash over 2/3 of my torso and thighs that I did not notice because I am of a darker skin tone. Supports diagnosis of Rosacea, feels much of the problems may be caused by Lyme which I do not have a diagnosis for.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Concerned about taking Mucinex with Verapamil and Diovan for hypertension, and Tramadol for arthritis pain.
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