Mucinex and Renal failure - from FDA reports
Renal failure 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 Depression . We study 9,781 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA. Among them, 97 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 11,126 users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 82,171 Renal failure patients).
On Jan, 29, 2017
9,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 97 people (0.99%) have Renal Failure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mucinex when people have Renal Failure *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Renal Failure when taking Mucinex *:
- female: 54.64 %
- male: 45.36 %
Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Mucinex *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 10.39 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 22.08 %
- 50-59: 9.09 %
- 60+: 58.44 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (9 people, 9.28%)
- Multiple Myeloma (8 people, 8.25%)
- Osteoporosis (7 people, 7.22%)
- Pneumonia (5 people, 5.15%)
- Diabetes (5 people, 5.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (48 people, 49.48%)
- Albuterol (38 people, 39.18%)
- Digoxin (35 people, 36.08%)
- Spiriva (25 people, 25.77%)
- Levaquin (24 people, 24.74%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (36 people, 37.11%)
- Weakness (34 people, 35.05%)
- Breathing Difficulty (29 people, 29.90%)
- Fatigue (28 people, 28.87%)
- Chest Pain (28 people, 28.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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