Review: could Mucinex cause Irregular heartbeat?
Summary: Irregular heartbeat could be caused by Mucinex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Cough.
We study 4,761 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 5,818 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 310,863 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Apr, 7, 2014: 4,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 122 people (2.59%) have Irregular Heartbeat. They amount to 0.04% of all the 310,415 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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On eHealthMe, Mucinex (guaifenesin) is often used for cough. Find out below the conditions Mucinex is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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