Review: could Mucinex cause Irregular heartbeat (Heart palpitations)?
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.
We study 4,777 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 122 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 5,838 Mucinex users)
Irregular heartbeat (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 52,154 Irregular heartbeat patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 4,777 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 122 people (2.55%) have Irregular Heartbeat.
Time on Mucinex when people have Irregular heartbeat * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Irregular heartbeat||77.78%||0.00%||11.11%||11.11%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Mucinex * :
|Irregular heartbeat||66.17%||33.83% |
Age of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Mucinex * :
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||0.00%||0.85%||7.69%||8.55%||11.11%||27.35%||44.44% |
Severity of Irregular heartbeat when taking Mucinex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Irregular heartbeat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Cough (12 people, 9.84%)
- Depression (7 people, 5.74%)
- Respiratory tract congestion (6 people, 4.92%)
- Pain (5 people, 4.10%)
- Sinusitis (5 people, 4.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (52 people, 42.62%)
- Mucinex dm (48 people, 39.34%)
- Lisinopril (34 people, 27.87%)
- Albuterol (30 people, 24.59%)
- Lipitor (27 people, 22.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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