Review: could Mucinex cause Nightmares?


Nightmares is found among people who take Mucinex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Chantix, and have Smoking cessation therapy . We study 8,503 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Nightmares. Find out below who they are, when they have Nightmares and more.

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Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 11,101 users)


Nightmares (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 21,632 Nightmares patients).

On Oct, 19, 2016

8,503 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 21 people (0.25%) have Nightmares

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Nightmares?

Gender of people who have Nightmares when taking Mucinex *:

  • female: 80.95 %
  • male: 19.05 %

Age of people who have Nightmares when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 7.69 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 7.69 %
  • 50-59: 15.38 %
  • 60+: 61.54 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (9 people, 42.86%)
  • Hypertension (7 people, 33.33%)
  • Sleep Disorder (6 people, 28.57%)
  • Multiple Allergies (5 people, 23.81%)
  • Asthma (3 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Chantix (10 people, 47.62%)
  • Montelukast Sodium (6 people, 28.57%)
  • Furosemide (6 people, 28.57%)
  • Flonase (6 people, 28.57%)
  • Benadryl (6 people, 28.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (9 people, 42.86%)
  • Nausea (8 people, 38.10%)
  • Hypertension (7 people, 33.33%)
  • Constipation (6 people, 28.57%)
  • Chest Pain (6 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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