Could Mucinex cause Pneumonia - from FDA reports


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 Lasix, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . We study 8,504 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA. Among them, 643 have Pneumonia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pneumonia 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)

Pneumonia

Pneumonia has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis (latest reports from 175,012 Pneumonia patients).

On Nov, 12, 2016

8,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 643 people (7.56%) have Pneumonia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Pneumonia?

Time on Mucinex when people have Pneumonia *:

  • < 1 month: 94.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.88 %
  • 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: 59.08 %
  • male: 40.92 %

Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.39 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.18 %
  • 30-39: 3.55 %
  • 40-49: 6.51 %
  • 50-59: 21.5 %
  • 60+: 66.86 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (178 people, 27.68%)
  • Spiriva (160 people, 24.88%)
  • Aspirin (155 people, 24.11%)
  • Albuterol (130 people, 20.22%)
  • Prednisone (125 people, 19.44%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Mucinex, learn more )

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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