Review: could Mucinex cause Weight gain?
We study 4,762 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 (latest outcomes from 5,820 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.
Weight gain (latest reports from 527,320 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 4,762 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex. Among them, 61 people (1.28%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.01% of all the 526,585 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.
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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