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Review: could Mucinex cause Renal failure?

We study 4,762 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 5,820 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 433,428 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 4,762 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 80 people (1.68%) have Renal Failure. They amount to 0.02% of all the 427,043 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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    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.

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