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Related topic: Mucinex, Renal failure

Review: could Mucinex cause Renal failure?

Summary: Renal failure could be caused by Mucinex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lasix, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 4,761 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 5,818 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 422,559 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 4,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 80 people (1.70%) have Renal Failure. They amount to 0.02% of all the 429,101 people who have Renal Failure on eHealthMe.

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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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Had to have 3 dialysis treatments.. Blood sugar went up here

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Does Mucinex contain bismuth? I read bismuth can cause a yellow tongue

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • My father received an infusion of zometa and a three month shot of Lupron, four days later he had renal failure and was put on dialysis.

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