Review: could Mucinex cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Mucinex, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take medication Albuterol, and have Quit smoking.
We study 4,777 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex from FDA and social media. Among them, 61 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 5,838 Mucinex users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,623 Weight gain patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 4,777 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 61 people (1.28%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Mucinex when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00 |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Mucinex * :
|Weight gain||63.49%||36.51% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Mucinex * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||2.38%||2.38%||16.67%||33.33%||23.81%||21.43% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Mucinex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (13 people, 21.31%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 19.67%)
- Asthma (10 people, 16.39%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (9 people, 14.75%)
- Pain (9 people, 14.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Albuterol (20 people, 32.79%)
- Azithromycin (18 people, 29.51%)
- Furosemide (18 people, 29.51%)
- Prilosec (16 people, 26.23%)
- Lyrica (16 people, 26.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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