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Review: could Mucinex cause Indigestion?

We study 4,762 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 63 have Indigestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Indigestion and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,820 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

Indigestion

Indigestion (latest reports from 250,029 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, pain.

On Jul, 17, 2014: 4,762 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 63 people (1.32%) have Indigestion. They amount to 0.03% of all the 249,904 people who have Indigestion on eHealthMe.

Trend of Indigestion in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Indigestion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Indigestion75.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Indigestion when taking Mucinex * :

FemaleMale
Indigestion65.08%34.92%

Age of people who have Indigestion when taking Mucinex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Indigestion0.00%0.00%0.00%9.76%4.88%17.07%19.51%48.78%

Severity of Indigestion when taking Mucinex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Indigestion0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Indigestion ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Indigestion0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer metastatic (12 people, 19.05%)
  2. Metastatic neoplasm (12 people, 19.05%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (6 people, 9.52%)
  4. Hypersensitivity (6 people, 9.52%)
  5. Pain (5 people, 7.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (25 people, 39.68%)
  2. Lexapro (24 people, 38.10%)
  3. Zyrtec (17 people, 26.98%)
  4. Zometa (17 people, 26.98%)
  5. Nexium (16 people, 25.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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