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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 4,775 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 has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 5,831 Mucinex users)

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain. (latest reports from 72,151 Renal failure patients)

On Jan, 12, 2015: 4,770 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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