Review: could Mucinex cause Loss Of Appetite?


Summary

Loss of appetite is found among people who take Mucinex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain . We study 4,434 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 91 have Loss of appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of appetite and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 5,378 users)

Loss Of Appetite

Loss of appetite (lack of feeling to eat) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, sepsis, fall, pneumonia (latest reports from 56,643 Loss of appetite patients).

On Aug, 16, 2016

4,434 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 91 people (2.05%) have Loss Of Appetite


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Loss of appetite?

Time on Mucinex when people have Loss Of Appetite *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loss Of Appetite when taking Mucinex *:

  • female: 57.3 %
  • male: 42.7 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Appetite when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.94 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 19.75 %
  • 50-59: 8.64 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (8 people)
  • Constipation (6 people)
  • Hypertension (5 people)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (5 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (40 people)
  • Albuterol (35 people)
  • Digoxin (34 people)
  • Lasix (26 people)
  • Prilosec (21 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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