Review: could Mucinex cause Rebound effect?
We study 4,763 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Rebound effect and more.
Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Mucinex and have Rebound effect >>>
Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,822 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.
Rebound effect (take-back effect) (latest reports from 2,364 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, multiple sclerosis, migraine, depression, headache.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 4,762 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 1 people (0.02%) has Rebound Effect. They amount to 0.04% of all the 2,364 people who have Rebound Effect on eHealthMe.
Time on Mucinex when people have Rebound effect * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Rebound effect||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Rebound effect when taking Mucinex * :
|Rebound effect||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Rebound effect when taking Mucinex * :
|Rebound effect||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Rebound effect when taking Mucinex ** :
How people recovered from Rebound effect ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Nasal congestion (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Mucinex and have Rebound Effect
- group for people who take Mucinex
- group for people who have Rebound Effect
Comments from related studies:
From this study (3 weeks ago):
I took mucinex for a couple of day as I had a very bad cold, now I have my period and woke up with an on and off womb pain.
From this study (2 months ago):
Can guaifenesin cause prostate congestion and epidimitis
From this study (2 months ago):
For the last 3 years in the spring, I have developed a severe cough and peripheral edema. I was hospitalized for this 2 years ago when the cough wouldn't resolve and the edema became cellulitis. Antibiotics help with the cough, but the edema persists. Never had this so late in the year, usually resolved by now.
aimhigh4once on Jul, 2, 2014:
I had been taking nasonex for about 16 months on and off when the insurance wouldn't approve it any longer....then I was able to get approval after 2 months of being off of it. (filled scrip in dec 2013) I used it everyday. I was not taking anything else except ibuprofen on and off when needed. I continued to get sicker. I had headaches, eye pain, ear pain, sore throats and a swishing sound like a heart beat. It went on to cause short term memory loss and confusion. I was diagnosed with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension with papilledema. I found 2 articles that talked about steroidal usage as a cause for IIH with paps. I looked up Nasonex and found it was a steroidal spray. I stopped taking it on June 19, 2014 and for the last 3 days I have had no double vision, and no swishing in my ears.....I am hoping the rest of the symptoms will subside with time. I strongly suggest anyone taking this medication to do so with the ut most caution.
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
More questions for: Mucinex, Rebound effect
More reviews for: Mucinex, Rebound effect
On eHealthMe, Mucinex (guaifenesin) is often used for cough. Find out below the conditions Mucinex is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Mucinex used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
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.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.