Mucinex and Irregular heartbeat - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Cough. This review analyzes which people have Irregular heartbeat with Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,272 people who have side effects when taking Mucinex from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 22, 2017

11,272 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 175 people (1.55%) have Irregular Heartbeat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Irregular heartbeat?

Time on Mucinex when people have Irregular Heartbeat *:

  • < 1 month: 88.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 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: 68.9 %
  • male: 31.1 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.56 %
  • 20-29: 8.59 %
  • 30-39: 5.47 %
  • 40-49: 19.53 %
  • 50-59: 20.31 %
  • 60+: 44.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Cough (13 people, 7.43%)
  • Depression (12 people, 6.86%)
  • Narcolepsy (10 people, 5.71%)
  • Sinusitis (7 people, 4.00%)
  • Respiratory Tract Congestion (7 people, 4.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (43 people, 24.57%)
  • Lisinopril (29 people, 16.57%)
  • Albuterol (29 people, 16.57%)
  • Lipitor (27 people, 15.43%)
  • Levaquin (26 people, 14.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (48 people, 27.43%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (43 people, 24.57%)
  • Nausea (37 people, 21.14%)
  • Fatigue (36 people, 20.57%)
  • Dizziness (35 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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