Review: could Mucinex cause Nosebleed?


Nosebleed 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 Albuterol, and have Pain . We study 4,826 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 124 have Nosebleed. Find out below who they are, when they have Nosebleed and more.

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Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 5,919 users)


Nosebleed (bleeding from nose) has been reported by people with alanine aminotransferase increased, pain, agitation, febrile neutropenia, anaphylactoid reaction (latest reports from 26,882 Nosebleed patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

4,826 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 124 people (2.57%) have Nosebleed

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Nosebleed?

Time on Mucinex when people have Nosebleed *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Nosebleed when taking Mucinex *:

  • female: 50.41 %
  • male: 49.59 %

Age of people who have Nosebleed when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5.56 %
  • 10-19: 3.7 %
  • 20-29: 6.48 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 1.85 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 65.74 %

Severity if Nosebleed when taking Mucinex **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (6 people)
  • Respiratory Tract Congestion (5 people)
  • Cough (5 people)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (5 people)
  • Asthma (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Albuterol (11 people)
  • Singulair (9 people)
  • Aspirin (9 people)
  • Spiriva (8 people)
  • Prednisone (8 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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