Review: could Mucinex cause Influenza B?


Summary

Influenza b is found among people who take Mucinex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Duoneb, and have Asthma . We study 7,261 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 55 have Influenza b. Find out below who they are, when they have Influenza b 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)

Influenza B

Influenza b has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, agitation, delirium (latest reports from 45,532 Influenza b patients).

On Sep, 30, 2016

7,261 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 55 people (0.76%) have Influenza B


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Influenza b?

Gender of people who have Influenza B when taking Mucinex *:

  • female: 81.48 %
  • male: 18.52 %

Age of people who have Influenza B when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.65 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 9.3 %
  • 50-59: 13.95 %
  • 60+: 72.09 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (6 people, 10.91%)
  • Pain (5 people, 9.09%)
  • Hypersensitivity (4 people, 7.27%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (4 people, 7.27%)
  • Anxiety (4 people, 7.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Duoneb (20 people, 36.36%)
  • Zofran (18 people, 32.73%)
  • Protonix (17 people, 30.91%)
  • Miralax (17 people, 30.91%)
  • Zometa (16 people, 29.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (19 people, 34.55%)
  • Bronchitis (19 people, 34.55%)
  • Pneumonia (17 people, 30.91%)
  • Dyspnoea (17 people, 30.91%)
  • Back Pain (17 people, 30.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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