Mucinex and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain 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 Albuterol, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,781 people who have side effects when taking Mucinex from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 03, 2017

9,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex.
Among them, 120 people (1.23%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex cause Weight gain?

Time on Mucinex when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 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 Weight Gain when taking Mucinex *:

  • female: 68.64 %
  • male: 31.36 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Mucinex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.15 %
  • 20-29: 1.15 %
  • 30-39: 4.6 %
  • 40-49: 28.74 %
  • 50-59: 17.24 %
  • 60+: 47.13 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (17 people, 14.17%)
  • High Blood Pressure (16 people, 13.33%)
  • Asthma (15 people, 12.50%)
  • Quit Smoking (13 people, 10.83%)
  • Depression (13 people, 10.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Spiriva (25 people, 20.83%)
  • Albuterol (25 people, 20.83%)
  • Benadryl (23 people, 19.17%)
  • Zyrtec (21 people, 17.50%)
  • Azithromycin (20 people, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (35 people, 29.17%)
  • Fatigue (31 people, 25.83%)
  • Weakness (30 people, 25.00%)
  • Dizziness (28 people, 23.33%)
  • Pain (27 people, 22.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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