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Review: could Mucinex cause Sleepy (Drowsiness)?

We study 4,764 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 (latest outcomes from 5,824 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.

Sleepy

Sleepy (latest reports from 494,108 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Sep, 18, 2014: 4,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 144 people (3.02%) 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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