Review: could Mucinex cause Rapid Heart Beat?


Summary

Rapid heart beat 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 4,309 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 93 have Rapid heart beat. Find out below who they are, when they have Rapid heart beat and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 6,003 users)

Rapid Heart Beat

Rapid heart beat has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, heart rate increased, hypotension, weakness, fatigue (latest reports from 38,761 Rapid heart beat patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

4,309 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 93 people (2.16%) have Rapid Heart Beat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Rapid heart beat?

Time on Mucinex when people have Rapid Heart Beat *:

  • < 1 month: 57.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Mucinex *:

  • female: 70.97 %
  • male: 29.03 %

Age of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.47 %
  • 10-19: 2.47 %
  • 20-29: 2.47 %
  • 30-39: 8.64 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 16.05 %
  • 60+: 56.79 %

Severity if Rapid Heart Beat when taking Mucinex **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Rapid Heart Beat **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (10 people)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (10 people)
  • Metastatic Neoplasm (5 people)
  • Hypersensitivity (5 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (20 people)
  • Lasix (19 people)
  • Ambien (15 people)
  • Spiriva (13 people)
  • Prednisone (12 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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