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Review: could Mucinex cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?

Summary: 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 Osteoporosis.

We study 4,768 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 80 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,827 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

Trend of mucinex reports

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 72,089 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.

Trend of Renal failure reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 4,766 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 80 people (1.68%) have Renal Failure.

Trend of Renal failure in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Renal failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Mucinex * :

FemaleMale
Renal failure53.75%46.25%

Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Mucinex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure0.00%0.00%0.00%11.94%0.00%25.37%7.46%55.22%

Severity of Renal failure when taking Mucinex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Renal failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (9 people, 11.25%)
  2. Depression (8 people, 10.00%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (5 people, 6.25%)
  4. Bronchitis (5 people, 6.25%)
  5. Pneumonia (4 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (39 people, 48.75%)
  2. Albuterol (34 people, 42.50%)
  3. Digoxin (33 people, 41.25%)
  4. Aspirin (31 people, 38.75%)
  5. Spiriva (24 people, 30.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I have tried so many treatments for fibromyalgia. I am going to try guaifenesin next . Any advice would be appreciated.

  • Creatinine rising on crestor & causing kidney failure
    (Asked by a 64 year old man who has Kidney Failure, and takes Crestor)
    Husband been on Crestor for 3 years...Creatinine been increasing and he already is a diabetic and been watching his kidney function. Everything I read online points to the Crestor causing Kidney Failure but the doctors REFUSE to listen too us and now he is heading toward dialysis or a Kidney Transpl ...

  • Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth
    (Asked by a 64 year old man who has Periodontal Bone Loss, Bone Loss Around Teeth , and takes Guaifenesin, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Turmeric, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Fluoxetine, Celexa, Gabapentin, Omeprazole, Pantoprazole, Pentoxifylline, Garcinia Cambogia, Carbamazepine, Tamsulosin, Lisinopril, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Flunisolide)
    Do you suffer from periodontal bone loss or periodontal disease, or bone loss around teeth after taking this drug? Are your sodium levels low after taking this drug? I am a dentist and keep my teeth plaque free, but have had periodontal bone loss for which, I believe, must be drug related.

  • Did all of these medications cause kidney failure and liver failure
    (Asked by a 76 year old woman who has Renal Failure, and takes Lortab, Celebrex, Arava, Exforge, Pioglitazone, Bystolic)
    never had a liver diagnosis, took the celebrex for 1 week, and did not have blood work before subscribed, does any of these medications mixed cause problems? admitted for fall, discharged one week later to hospice

  • I have stage 3 kidney failure and i drink folgers cappuccino daily one of the ingredients is dipotassium phosphate is that harmful to my kidneys
    (Asked by a 50 year old woman who has Stage 3 Kidney Failure, Kidney Failure)
    is folgers cappuccino mix ok to drink if you have stage 3 kidney failure

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