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Review: could Mucinex cause Skin rash?

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

Skin rash

Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 967,263 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 4,763 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 969,554 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • I have developed a red itchy rash that has been coming off and on for last 6 months.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • I broke out in a rash on several places on my body. A doctor diagnosed one area as contact dermatitis and another area as a yeast infection. After 2 weeks the rash is gone for the most part but I am still itching. It is worst after sleeping. I will awake itching and itch for some time after waking but eventually it tapers off.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • I have developed a rash on my upper arms, elbows, back and groin areas

    Reply

    Dennis Walter on Aug, 2, 2014:

    That sound like a Fixed drug eruption

    Reply

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