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Review: could Mucinex cause Palpitations (Heart palpitations)?
We study 4,764 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 (latest outcomes from 5,824 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.
Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,770 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Sep, 18, 2014: 4,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 122 people (2.56%) have Palpitations.
Time on Mucinex when people have Palpitations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Mucinex * :
Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Mucinex * :
Severity of Palpitations when taking Mucinex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Palpitations ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Cough (12 people, 9.84%)
- Depression (7 people, 5.74%)
- Respiratory tract congestion (6 people, 4.92%)
- Pain (5 people, 4.10%)
- Sinusitis (5 people, 4.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (52 people, 42.62%)
- Mucinex dm (48 people, 39.34%)
- Lisinopril (34 people, 27.87%)
- Albuterol (30 people, 24.59%)
- Lipitor (27 people, 22.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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