Review: could Mucinex cause Skin Rash?


Summary

Skin rash 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 Aspirin, and have Sinusitis . We study 4,826 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 243 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 6,199 users)

Skin Rash

Skin rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, renal failure acute, diarrhea, malaise (latest reports from 186,667 Skin rash patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

4,826 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 243 people (5.04%) have Skin Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Skin rash?

Time on Mucinex when people have Skin Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 83.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Skin Rash when taking Mucinex *:

  • female: 64.44 %
  • male: 35.56 %

Age of people who have Skin Rash when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.65 %
  • 10-19: 1.65 %
  • 20-29: 2.75 %
  • 30-39: 4.4 %
  • 40-49: 10.99 %
  • 50-59: 26.92 %
  • 60+: 51.65 %

Severity if Skin Rash when taking Mucinex **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sinusitis (21 people)
  • Metastatic Neoplasm (18 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (18 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (18 people)
  • Hypersensitivity (17 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (78 people)
  • Lasix (60 people)
  • Fosamax (50 people)
  • Zometa (47 people)
  • Zyrtec (45 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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