Review: could Mucinex cause Irregular heartbeat?
We study 4,763 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 (latest outcomes from 5,822 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.
Irregular heartbeat (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 314,543 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 4,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 122 people (2.56%) have Irregular Heartbeat. They amount to 0.04% of all the 314,477 people who have Irregular Heartbeat on eHealthMe.
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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From this study (5 days ago):
I constantly have palpitations and breathlessness. Worse in the mornings. I have had a chest X-ray , ECG and blood tests and have no physical problems. I still exercise regularly . I feel tired a lot of the time
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Elavil, 25mg @ night stopped an 11 month chronic headache after a head injury, I sustained 1 1/2 years ago.
Additionally, Neurologist prescribed 100 mg Lyrica for chronic back/nerve pain from moderate/severe spinal injuries, sustained 20+ years earlier. (Crushed/cracked verabrae and 3 intervertebral disc bulges)
I had been using Ibuprofen daily in moderate to heavy dosage for the last 20+ years. (800+ mg daily B/4 and then continually after recent head injury)
I was advised to stop/reduce use of Motrin to 1/2 month or less. It is still the best pain relief but have reduced to PRN, perhaps 200 mg alternate days.
Since treatment with Lyrica I've noticed reduced nerve pain and stopped using Elavil for sake of not feeling so "wrecked" in the mornings. I have also developed a severe sleep apnoea, treated unsuccessfully via CPAP device which is unbearable to use. I have subsequently suffered with depression/mood disorder for 20+ years and am currently un-treated for this long-standing vulnerability which came back with a vengence after the head-injury. I feel irregularity to my heart beat by the end of the day. I feel suicidal and violently angry.
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