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Review: could Mucinex cause Sleepy (Drowsiness)?

Summary: Sleepy is found among people who take Mucinex, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. We study 4,778 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 144 have Sleepy. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepy and more.

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Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 5,839 Mucinex users)

Sleepy

Sleepy has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,953 Sleepy patients)

On May, 8, 2015: 4,778 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 144 people (3.01%) have Sleepy.

Trend of Sleepy in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Sleepy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleepy75.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%12.50%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sleepy when taking Mucinex * :

FemaleMale
Sleepy63.83%36.17%

Age of people who have Sleepy when taking Mucinex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleepy0.00%10.00%4.71%0.59%5.88%20.00%32.94%25.88%

Severity of Sleepy when taking Mucinex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleepy0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Sleepy ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (17 people, 11.81%)
  2. Bone density abnormal (15 people, 10.42%)
  3. Pain (11 people, 7.64%)
  4. Insomnia (10 people, 6.94%)
  5. Depression (9 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (61 people, 42.36%)
  2. Synthroid (58 people, 40.28%)
  3. Zometa (54 people, 37.50%)
  4. Singulair (51 people, 35.42%)
  5. Mucinex dm (45 people, 31.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Took Kirkland Sleep Aid for four consecutive nights. Woke up on the fifth morning with strong heart palpitations every 15 to 20 minutes, which have continued over the past 36 hours consistently. Am now experiencing tightness of chest too.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • My blood pressure is still up. I started taking 2 losartan a day a little over a week ago. Was not having symptoms as bad when taking only 1. Blood pressure seems to come down some with the clonidine. I think the extra losartan has triggered a reaction.

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • my son has epilepsy and is developmentally delayed with autism spectrum disorder he also has a mutation in the 2q35 chromosome...he had a bad reaction to the lamotrigeine so he no longer takes it...he has been having issues with low potassium causing irregular heart beat and severe leg cramps and even siezures...the last seizure he had they discovered his potassium was low and so was his calcium then his potassium went to high...I would like to know as much as I can about the links between his meds and hypokalemia

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