Review: could Mucinex cause Pneumonia?
Summary: Pneumonia 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 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
We study 4,777 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 417 have Pneumonia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pneumonia and more.
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Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 5,839 Mucinex users)
Pneumonia has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 122,910 Pneumonia patients)
On Apr, 14, 2015: 4,777 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 417 people (8.73%) have Pneumonia.
Time on Mucinex when people have Pneumonia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Mucinex * :
Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Mucinex * :
Severity of Pneumonia when taking Mucinex ** :
How people recovered from Pneumonia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (62 people, 14.87%)
- Osteoporosis (53 people, 12.71%)
- Pain (37 people, 8.87%)
- Depression (35 people, 8.39%)
- Diabetes mellitus (31 people, 7.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (164 people, 39.33%)
- Lasix (138 people, 33.09%)
- Albuterol (123 people, 29.50%)
- Prednisone (118 people, 28.30%)
- Zometa (113 people, 27.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Nuvaring for a 35-year old woman with Pregnancy. The patient has Pneumonia
- A study of drug interactions between B-12, Mucinex, Sudafed, Proair Hfa, Dulera, Zyrtec, Prednisone, Prozac for a 38-year old woman with Vitamin B Complex Deficiency, Allergic Sinusitis, Sinusitis, Asthma, Allergy, Sinusitis Acute, Depression. The patient has Accessory Nipples
- A study of drug interactions between Singulair, Zyrtec, Mucinex, Centrum Silver, Tekturna, Travatan Z for a 55-year old woman with Nasal Allergies, Enzyme Supplementation, Hypertension, Glaucoma. The patient has Vertigo, Hearing Loss
- A study of side effects of Symbicort for a 55-year old man with Shortness Of Breath. The patient has Pneumonia
- A study of drug interactions between Guaifenesin, Loratadine, Vitamin D, Magnesium, Calcium, Ginkgo Biloba, Lutein, Eyebright, Bilberry, CoQ10, Sumatriptan Succinate, Medroxyprogesterone Acetate, Multivitamin, Estradiol, Melatonin for a 56-year old woman with Expectorant, Allergies, Osteoporosis, Memory Aids, Aids, Nail Disorder, Migraine Without Aura, Menopause Hot Flashes, Malnutrition, Insomnia. The patient has Gingival Hyperplasia
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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