Mucinex and Indigestion - from FDA reports
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 9,781 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA. Among them, 105 have Indigestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Indigestion and more.
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Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 11,126 users)
Indigestion has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, pain, type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 79,600 Indigestion patients).
On Feb, 24, 2017
9,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 105 people (1.07%) have Indigestion
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mucinex when people have Indigestion *:
- < 1 month: 87.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Indigestion when taking Mucinex *:
- female: 71 %
- male: 29 %
Age of people who have Indigestion when taking Mucinex *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 5.8 %
- 30-39: 5.8 %
- 40-49: 10.14 %
- 50-59: 23.19 %
- 60+: 55.07 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Metastatic Neoplasm (14 people, 13.33%)
- Breast Cancer Metastatic (13 people, 12.38%)
- Hypersensitivity (12 people, 11.43%)
- Multiple Myeloma (9 people, 8.57%)
- Asthma (8 people, 7.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lexapro (27 people, 25.71%)
- Aspirin (25 people, 23.81%)
- Zyrtec (22 people, 20.95%)
- Zometa (21 people, 20.00%)
- Nexium (21 people, 20.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (32 people, 30.48%)
- Pain (31 people, 29.52%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (31 people, 29.52%)
- Rashes (30 people, 28.57%)
- Fatigue (30 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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