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Review: could Mucinex cause Renal failure?

We study 4,763 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 5,822 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 428,982 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain.

On Aug, 12, 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 431,100 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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