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Related topic: Mucinex, Indigestion

Review: could Mucinex cause Indigestion?

Summary: Indigestion could be caused by Mucinex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Metastatic neoplasm.

We study 4,761 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 5,818 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

Indigestion

Indigestion (latest reports from 248,003 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, pain.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 4,706 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 247,562 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. Metastatic neoplasm (12 people, 19.05%)
  2. Breast cancer metastatic (12 people, 19.05%)
  3. Hypersensitivity (6 people, 9.52%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (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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  • Wondering if it's the jigsaw mag. that's causing these symptoms?

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    Hummingflower on Apr, 21, 2014:

    I also occasionally take sonata to sleep

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    Hummingflower on Apr, 21, 2014:

    I also take metroprolol succinate with the warfarin and vitamin d3

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • had stent put in about 2 months ago, have been on several medicines, they have been changed several times since, wore nicotine patch for about a month but removed it

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Does Mucinex contain bismuth? I read bismuth can cause a yellow tongue

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