Could Mucinex cause Palpitations - from FDA reports


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 Depression . We study 8,505 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA. Among them, 136 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 11,107 users)

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 75,246 Palpitations patients).

On Nov, 19, 2016

8,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 136 people (1.6%) have Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Palpitations?

Time on Mucinex when people have Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 85.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Mucinex *:

  • female: 68.5 %
  • male: 31.5 %

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.01 %
  • 20-29: 9.09 %
  • 30-39: 6.06 %
  • 40-49: 13.13 %
  • 50-59: 24.24 %
  • 60+: 46.46 %

Severity of Palpitations **:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (41 people, 30.15%)
  • Lisinopril (29 people, 21.32%)
  • Albuterol (29 people, 21.32%)
  • Lipitor (26 people, 19.12%)
  • Lasix (23 people, 16.91%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Depression (11 people, 8.09%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • High Blood Pressure (39 people, 28.68%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (35 people, 25.74%)
  • Nausea (34 people, 25.00%)
  • Fatigue (30 people, 22.06%)
  • Chest Pain (30 people, 22.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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