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Review: could Mucinex cause Neuropathy - peripheral?

We study 4,762 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Neuropathy - peripheral. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy - peripheral and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,820 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

Neuropathy - peripheral

Neuropathy - peripheral (surface nerve damage) (latest reports from 25,425 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.

On Jul, 24, 2014: 4,762 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 6 people (0.13%) have Neuropathy - Peripheral. They amount to 0.02% of all the 25,425 people who have Neuropathy - Peripheral on eHealthMe.

Trend of Neuropathy - peripheral in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Neuropathy - peripheral * :

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Gender of people who have Neuropathy - peripheral when taking Mucinex * :

FemaleMale
Neuropathy - peripheral83.33%16.67%

Age of people who have Neuropathy - peripheral when taking Mucinex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neuropathy - peripheral0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

Severity of Neuropathy - peripheral when taking Mucinex ** :

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How people recovered from Neuropathy - peripheral ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (4 people, 66.67%)
  2. Psoriatic arthropathy (3 people, 50.00%)
  3. Osteoporosis (3 people, 50.00%)
  4. Neuropathy (2 people, 33.33%)
  5. Bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Singulair (4 people, 66.67%)
  2. Fosamax (3 people, 50.00%)
  3. Norvasc (3 people, 50.00%)
  4. Darvocet (3 people, 50.00%)
  5. Aspirin (3 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • For the last 3 years in the spring, I have developed a severe cough and peripheral edema. I was hospitalized for this 2 years ago when the cough wouldn't resolve and the edema became cellulitis. Antibiotics help with the cough, but the edema persists. Never had this so late in the year, usually resolved by now.

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    aimhigh4once on Jul, 2, 2014:

    I had been taking nasonex for about 16 months on and off when the insurance wouldn't approve it any longer....then I was able to get approval after 2 months of being off of it. (filled scrip in dec 2013) I used it everyday. I was not taking anything else except ibuprofen on and off when needed. I continued to get sicker. I had headaches, eye pain, ear pain, sore throats and a swishing sound like a heart beat. It went on to cause short term memory loss and confusion. I was diagnosed with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension with papilledema. I found 2 articles that talked about steroidal usage as a cause for IIH with paps. I looked up Nasonex and found it was a steroidal spray. I stopped taking it on June 19, 2014 and for the last 3 days I have had no double vision, and no swishing in my ears.....I am hoping the rest of the symptoms will subside with time. I strongly suggest anyone taking this medication to do so with the ut most caution.

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  • I have tried several different anti-depressents which did not help. Also electrical stimulation. Pain, burning and all other symptoms continue.

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    Many antidepressants do not work for many people with hypothyroidism, especially noted in those whose depression is probably a symptom of the hypothyroidism. Speak to your primary care provider, psychiatrist, and endocrinologist about getting vitamin D level checked, taking an MAOI, and taking a natural desiccated hormone (NDH) such as Nature-throid or Armour. Good luck! Many doctors (NPs, and PAs will only prescribe synthetics). If they will not consider an NDH, you need to find an endocrinologist who will.

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