Could Mucinex cause Insomnia - from FDA reports


Summary

Insomnia 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 Aspirin, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . We study 9,781 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA. Among them, 396 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 11,112 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia (latest reports from 207,025 Insomnia patients).

On Dec, 22, 2016

9,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 396 people (4.05%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Insomnia?

Time on Mucinex when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 85 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 5 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Mucinex *:

  • female: 75.27 %
  • male: 24.73 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.18 %
  • 20-29: 6.18 %
  • 30-39: 5.82 %
  • 40-49: 12.73 %
  • 50-59: 22.55 %
  • 60+: 50.55 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Cough (29 people, 7.32%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (29 people, 7.32%)
  • Hypersensitivity (25 people, 6.31%)
  • Pain (24 people, 6.06%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (18 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (67 people, 16.92%)
  • Lasix (65 people, 16.41%)
  • Ambien (59 people, 14.90%)
  • Cymbalta (51 people, 12.88%)
  • Lortab (48 people, 12.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (92 people, 23.23%)
  • Nausea (87 people, 21.97%)
  • Fatigue (79 people, 19.95%)
  • Pain (78 people, 19.70%)
  • Back Pain (77 people, 19.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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