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Review: could Mucinex cause Nosebleed?

Summary: Nosebleed is found among people who take Mucinex, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Mucinex dm, and have Respiratory tract congestion.

We study 4,777 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 162 have Nosebleed. Find out below who they are, when they have Nosebleed and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 5,837 Mucinex users)

Nosebleed

Nosebleed (bleeding from nose) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 23,974 Nosebleed patients)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 4,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 162 people (3.39%) have Nosebleed.

Trend of Nosebleed in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Nosebleed * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nosebleed66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Nosebleed when taking Mucinex * :

FemaleMale
Nosebleed47.47%52.53%

Age of people who have Nosebleed when taking Mucinex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nosebleed0.00%11.54%2.75%6.59%1.10%3.85%14.84%59.34%

Severity of Nosebleed when taking Mucinex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nosebleed100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Nosebleed ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Respiratory tract congestion (17 people, 10.49%)
  2. Nasal congestion (9 people, 5.56%)
  3. Nasopharyngitis (8 people, 4.94%)
  4. Asthma (6 people, 3.70%)
  5. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (5 people, 3.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Mucinex dm (51 people, 31.48%)
  2. Mucinex d (17 people, 10.49%)
  3. Mucinex mini melts (16 people, 9.88%)
  4. Albuterol (11 people, 6.79%)
  5. Foradil (10 people, 6.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

treichae (3 years ago):

I have been taking Mucinex DM for the last 4 days and had a nosebleed of moderate severity this morning. I am 23 years old and a female.
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