Could Mucinex cause Pneumonia - from FDA reports
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 Lasix, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . We study 9,781 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA. Among them, 682 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 Mucinex 11,112 users)
Pneumonia has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis (latest reports from 175,026 Pneumonia patients).
On Jan, 17, 2017
9,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 682 people (6.97%) have Pneumonia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mucinex when people have Pneumonia *:
- < 1 month: 94.44 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Mucinex *:
- female: 59.02 %
- male: 40.98 %
Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Mucinex *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.37 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.11 %
- 30-39: 4.24 %
- 40-49: 6.09 %
- 50-59: 22.32 %
- 60+: 65.87 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (107 people, 15.69%)
- Multiple Myeloma (66 people, 9.68%)
- Osteoporosis (62 people, 9.09%)
- Pain (59 people, 8.65%)
- Depression (43 people, 6.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (185 people, 27.13%)
- Spiriva (164 people, 24.05%)
- Aspirin (155 people, 22.73%)
- Albuterol (130 people, 19.06%)
- Prednisone (127 people, 18.62%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (212 people, 31.09%)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (177 people, 25.95%)
- Pain (151 people, 22.14%)
- Stress And Anxiety (149 people, 21.85%)
- Weakness (137 people, 20.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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