Review: could Mucinex cause Indigestion?


Summary

Indigestion 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 Lexapro, and have Metastatic neoplasm . We study 7,261 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 87 have Indigestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Indigestion and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 9,449 users)

Indigestion

Indigestion has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, movement - uncontrolled or slow, nervous system disorder, extrapyramidal disorder (latest reports from 77,048 Indigestion patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

7,261 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 87 people (1.2%) have Indigestion


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Indigestion?

Time on Mucinex when people have Indigestion *:

  • < 1 month: 83.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Indigestion when taking Mucinex *:

  • female: 67.86 %
  • male: 32.14 %

Age of people who have Indigestion when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.14 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 10.71 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Severity if Indigestion when taking Mucinex **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Indigestion **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastatic Neoplasm (14 people, 16.09%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (13 people, 14.94%)
  • Hypersensitivity (9 people, 10.34%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (7 people, 8.05%)
  • Asthma (7 people, 8.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lexapro (27 people, 31.03%)
  • Aspirin (25 people, 28.74%)
  • Zyrtec (22 people, 25.29%)
  • Zometa (21 people, 24.14%)
  • Lasix (21 people, 24.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (31 people, 35.63%)
  • Nausea (31 people, 35.63%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (30 people, 34.48%)
  • Anxiety (30 people, 34.48%)
  • Fatigue (27 people, 31.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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