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Review: could Mucinex cause Skin rash?

We study 4,762 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 227 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash 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.

Skin rash

Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 968,936 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 4,762 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 227 people (4.77%) have Skin Rash. They amount to 0.02% of all the 969,918 people who have Skin Rash on eHealthMe.

Trend of Skin rash in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Skin rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin rash92.86%7.14%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Skin rash70.11%29.89%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin rash0.00%1.49%1.49%3.96%4.95%9.41%32.18%46.53%

Severity of Skin rash when taking Mucinex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Skin rash0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Skin rash ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Cough (36 people, 15.86%)
  2. Sinusitis (30 people, 13.22%)
  3. Metastatic neoplasm (17 people, 7.49%)
  4. Breast cancer metastatic (17 people, 7.49%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (15 people, 6.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (82 people, 36.12%)
  2. Lasix (57 people, 25.11%)
  3. Fosamax (45 people, 19.82%)
  4. Zometa (41 people, 18.06%)
  5. Levaquin (41 people, 18.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (5 hours ago):

  • For the last 3 years in the spring, I have developed a severe cough and peripheral edema. I was hospitalized for this 2 years ago when the cough wouldn't resolve and the edema became cellulitis. Antibiotics help with the cough, but the edema persists. Never had this so late in the year, usually resolved by now.

    Reply

    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.

    Reply

  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • A rash developed on both sides of my stomach, just above the hip bone. It resembles contact dermititis, but i was not exposed to anything out of the ordinary.

    It forms small watery filled blisters that itch, and later form a tiny scab.

    It is only localized to the area above the hip.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • The rash is red and bumpy like razor burn and hurts. I never got it until after my second pregnancy and got switched from subutex to suboxone strips

    Reply

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