Review: could Mucinex cause Sudden Memory Loss?


Summary

Sudden memory loss 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 Nexium, and have Pain . We study 4,826 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 77 have Sudden memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Sudden memory loss 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)

Sudden Memory Loss

Sudden memory loss has been reported by people with muscle aches, feeling abnormal, confusional state, speech impairment (adult), high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 76,274 Sudden memory loss patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

4,826 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 77 people (1.6%) have Sudden Memory Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Sudden memory loss?

Time on Mucinex when people have Sudden Memory Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Sudden Memory Loss when taking Mucinex *:

  • female: 75.32 %
  • male: 24.68 %

Age of people who have Sudden Memory Loss when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.69 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.69 %
  • 40-49: 3.39 %
  • 50-59: 20.34 %
  • 60+: 72.88 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (10 people, 12.99%)
  • Hypertension (8 people, 10.39%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (8 people, 10.39%)
  • Insomnia (7 people, 9.09%)
  • Osteoporosis (6 people, 7.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (20 people, 25.97%)
  • Singulair (17 people, 22.08%)
  • Albuterol (17 people, 22.08%)
  • Synthroid (15 people, 19.48%)
  • Aspirin (15 people, 19.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (25 people, 32.47%)
  • Pneumonia (21 people, 27.27%)
  • Fall (21 people, 27.27%)
  • Headache (17 people, 22.08%)
  • Asthenia (17 people, 22.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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