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Review: could Mucinex cause Sudden memory loss?

We study 4,763 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 67 have Sudden memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Sudden memory loss 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.

Sudden memory loss

Sudden memory loss (latest reports from 467,238 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 4,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 67 people (1.41%) have Sudden Memory Loss. They amount to 0.01% of all the 467,162 people who have Sudden Memory Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sudden memory loss in Mucinex reports

Time on Mucinex when people have Sudden memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sudden memory loss100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sudden memory loss when taking Mucinex * :

FemaleMale
Sudden memory loss73.33%26.67%

Age of people who have Sudden memory loss when taking Mucinex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sudden memory loss0.00%0.00%0.00%1.59%0.00%7.94%28.57%61.90%

Severity of Sudden memory loss when taking Mucinex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Sudden memory loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (8 people, 11.94%)
  2. Fibromyalgia (7 people, 10.45%)
  3. Insomnia (7 people, 10.45%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (7 people, 10.45%)
  5. Hypertension (6 people, 8.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (19 people, 28.36%)
  2. Synthroid (19 people, 28.36%)
  3. Aspirin (17 people, 25.37%)
  4. Prilosec (17 people, 25.37%)
  5. Protonix (17 people, 25.37%)

* 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 years ago):

  • Sandy Murphy on Sep, 18, 2012:

    I was so releived to find this info! Just last Friday (9-14-2012) I was at work. I suddenly found myself not knowing how to do my routine duties. I also began repeating myself; ie Giving a message to someone, then telling that person again two minutes later. Went to ER: They did a CAT Scan, MRI, and tested spinal fluid. No results, other than an unknown ear infection. Sent me home with antibiotics. The next morning I was as good as new. My hubby felt Mucinex may be the culprit, so I quit them. Now I know what happened. What a relief!!

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