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Review: could Mucinex cause Rapid heart beat (Heart Rate Increased)?

We study 4,764 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 120 have Rapid heart beat. Find out below who they are, when they have Rapid heart beat and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,824 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

Rapid heart beat

Rapid heart beat (latest reports from 213,552 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, asthma.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 4,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 120 people (2.52%) have Rapid Heart Beat.

Trend of Rapid heart beat in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Rapid heart beat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rapid heart beat70.00%10.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rapid heart beat when taking Mucinex * :

FemaleMale
Rapid heart beat73.08%26.92%

Age of people who have Rapid heart beat when taking Mucinex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rapid heart beat0.00%1.39%5.56%0.69%9.72%13.19%22.22%47.22%

Severity of Rapid heart beat when taking Mucinex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rapid heart beat33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rapid heart beat ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rapid heart beat0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Cough (22 people, 18.33%)
  2. Sinusitis (13 people, 10.83%)
  3. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (10 people, 8.33%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (10 people, 8.33%)
  5. Blood pressure (7 people, 5.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Mucinex d (49 people, 40.83%)
  2. Mucinex d maximum strength (29 people, 24.17%)
  3. Aspirin (26 people, 21.67%)
  4. Mucinex dm (24 people, 20.00%)
  5. Lasix (19 people, 15.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    anonymousXuka on Aug, 16, 2014:

    Have you ever had a fall or injure to the head? (I never had it) but I can relate to you. Because I had a dog that gave birth to these 5 puppies. One of the puppies that I gave away later had continues epilepsy. I later found out that the dog's owner abuse her a lot (hitting in the head.) But none of other 5 or the mom or dad had it (I own the mom & dad). The owner ended up giving the dog away to get killed. I had to go the shelter to take the dog back. One thing I noticed that the dog would get seizure whenever she heard loud noises (like my mom yelling) couple hours prior that. May be you could try to figure out if there was any pattern that could help you to prevent the seizures from happening. Some people think it's silly but one thing helps me going through difficult times is to focus on the positives by listening to the audio "The Secret" & "The Power" from Rhonda Burne. I hope you can get cured soon; miracles do happen. I wish you all the best.

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