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Review: could Mucinex cause Influenza b?

Summary: Influenza b could be caused by Mucinex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Duoneb, and have Cough.

We study 4,761 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Influenza b. Find out below who they are, when they have Influenza b 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.

Influenza b

Influenza b (the flu is caused by an influenza virus) (latest reports from 97,192 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 6, 2014: 4,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 31 people (0.66%) have Influenza B. They amount to 0.03% of all the 96,899 people who have Influenza B on eHealthMe.

Trend of Influenza b in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Influenza b * :

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

FemaleMale
Influenza b90.32%9.68%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Influenza b0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.17%4.17%8.33%83.33%

Severity of Influenza b when taking Mucinex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Influenza b ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Cough (3 people, 9.68%)
  2. Blood pressure (3 people, 9.68%)
  3. Thyroid disorder (3 people, 9.68%)
  4. Asthma (3 people, 9.68%)
  5. Pneumonia (3 people, 9.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Duoneb (19 people, 61.29%)
  2. Protonix (16 people, 51.61%)
  3. Zofran (15 people, 48.39%)
  4. Miralax (15 people, 48.39%)
  5. Vitamin d (14 people, 45.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Believe my problem is with Formoterol. Symptoms (breathlessness and being winded with minimal exertion) first noted three years ago after taking Foradil aerolizer (formoterol) and asmanex twisthaler for one to two years. Health, stamina gradually dimished to shortness of breath with minimal exertion. One - two years ago prescription changed to symbicort. health improved dramatically for approximately two months. Began walking one to two miles a day. Now back to being winded with minimal exertion. Health seems better until I take my symbicort. Spiriva seems to counter act breathlessness at morning when I take with symbicort. At evening with no Spiriva, breathlessness prevails. using Spiriva twice daily works but doctor says no.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • causes acute thirst and dehydration symptoms that I treat with water and ice between water intake. I have had a bout with a bulging disc in the past but this was quite different. I wasn't having any of these symptoms. I was very really good except I was having this drainage to my throat and ears. When I would cough, it was mostly nonproductive so that is why I took two Musinex DM tabs before bed with a full glass of water followed by orange juice and bread stick. Two hours before I had taken two vitamins C tabs for the first time in a month. After taking the pills and falling asleep, I woke with a back ache. I just thought I needed to increase my water, so I did. When I attempted to get up for the restroom from all the water, I was in acute back pain and it became such a struggle that I was using the furniture for support. No pain down the leg or foot. Such hard to turn over, stand up, or walk! It has been 10 hours and I am still having symptoms but not as severe, If I fall asleep and don't continue the water, the symptoms return.

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