Review: could Mucinex cause Irregular Heartbeat?


Irregular heartbeat 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 Depression . We study 4,826 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 95 have Irregular heartbeat. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregular heartbeat and more.

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Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 6,199 users)

Irregular Heartbeat

Irregular heartbeat has been reported by people with paraesthesia, hypotension, pain, breathing difficulty, weakness (latest reports from 58,984 Irregular heartbeat patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

4,826 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 95 people (1.97%) have Irregular Heartbeat

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Irregular heartbeat?

Time on Mucinex when people have Irregular Heartbeat *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Irregular Heartbeat when taking Mucinex *:

  • female: 68.48 %
  • male: 31.52 %

Age of people who have Irregular Heartbeat when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.3 %
  • 20-29: 10.39 %
  • 30-39: 3.9 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 27.27 %
  • 60+: 48.05 %

Severity if Irregular Heartbeat when taking Mucinex **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Irregular Heartbeat **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (7 people)
  • Pain (5 people)
  • Asthma (5 people)
  • Sinusitis (4 people)
  • Hypothyroidism (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (41 people)
  • Lisinopril (29 people)
  • Albuterol (29 people)
  • Lipitor (23 people)
  • Digoxin (22 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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