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Review: could Mucinex cause Palpitations (Heart palpitations)?

Summary: Palpitations is found among people who take Mucinex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Cough.

We study 4,768 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 122 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,827 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

Trend of mucinex reports

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 51,029 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

Trend of Palpitations reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 4,768 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 122 people (2.56%) have Palpitations.

Trend of Palpitations in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Palpitations77.78%0.00%11.11%11.11%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Mucinex * :

FemaleMale
Palpitations66.17%33.83%

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Mucinex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Palpitations0.00%0.00%0.85%7.69%8.55%11.11%27.35%44.44%

Severity of Palpitations when taking Mucinex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Palpitations0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Palpitations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Palpitations0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Cough (12 people, 9.84%)
  2. Depression (7 people, 5.74%)
  3. Respiratory tract congestion (6 people, 4.92%)
  4. Pain (5 people, 4.10%)
  5. Sinusitis (5 people, 4.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (52 people, 42.62%)
  2. Mucinex dm (48 people, 39.34%)
  3. Lisinopril (34 people, 27.87%)
  4. Albuterol (30 people, 24.59%)
  5. Lipitor (27 people, 22.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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