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Review: Mucinex d side effects

In this review, we analyze Mucinex d side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Mucinex d. The review is based on 121 people who have side effects while taking Mucinex d from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Mucinex d

Mucinex d (latest outcomes from 458 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin; pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in sinus congestion.

On Nov, 28, 2014: 121 people who reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex d are studied


Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Rectal Bleeding (bleeding from rectum)Ringing In The Ears (a ringing in the ears)Frequent Or Urgent UrinationDeathRash (redness)Nausea And VomitingExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)Taste Loss
DizzinessWeight Gain PoorSleepSwelling Of FingersConstipationMacrocytosis (enlargement of red blood cells with near-constant haemoglobin concentration)Stools - Pale Or Clay Colored
Dry MouthUrgent UrinationAnxiety
Personality ChangePain - JointsDiarrhoea
Chest PainDry ThroatChills (felling of cold)
Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pain
Vulvovaginal DrynessHallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired)
Babies And DiarrheaDepressionSide Effects
Urination - Bed WettingFlushing Aggravated (the warm, red condition of human skin)Sinus
Headache - Tension (head pain due to tension)Tendon PainPancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)

Most common side effects by gender * :

Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired)Disorientation (disability in which the senses of time, direction, and recognition of people and places)
DizzinessSore Throat Nos (pain or irritation of the throat)
Nausea And VomitingPersonality Change
Dry MouthUrination - Bed Wetting
DepressionHeadache - Tension (head pain due to tension)
Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light)Pain
Taste LossErection Problems
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Stools - Pale Or Clay Colored
Swelling Of FingersHallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)
Chest PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

Most common side effects by age * :

n/aUrticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)Insomnia (sleeplessness)DizzinessSore Throat Nos (pain or irritation of the throat)Personality ChangeSleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired)Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Chest PainErectile DysfunctionBabies And DiarrheaRash (redness)Taste Loss
Blood Test AbnormalNausea And VomitingDisorientation (disability in which the senses of time, direction, and recognition of people and places)Depression AggravatedItchingRinging In The Ears (a ringing in the ears)
Ileus (a painful obstruction of the ileum or other part of the intestine)Vulvovaginal DrynessDepressionUrgent UrinationSinusErection Problems
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Toothache (tooth pain)Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - LegsUrination - Bed WettingPain
Orthostatic Hypotension (a medical condition consisting of a sudden decrease in blood pressure when a person stands up)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pain - JointsAnxietyTendon Pain
Rectal Bleeding (bleeding from rectum)Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)Frequent Or Urgent UrinationStools - Pale Or Clay ColoredHypertension (high blood pressure)
DiarrhoeaDry ThroatExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)Chills (felling of cold)
Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)Heart AttackWeight Gain PoorEar Congestion
DepersonalisationMuscle Cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction)Otitis Media Acute (rapid inflammation of the middle ear)Not Effective

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • the joint pain isn't as bad as the swelling!!! its been random & moves from joint to joint...my hands & fingers more severe...ive never had these symptoms before!! my doctor has run RA panels, MS panels etc...waiting on results!! started me on Mobic.....absolutely cant tell ive taken anything...no symptom relief at all!!!!! I thought I was crazy but its quite noticeable & my friends are blown away...we're laughing about it now or I would cry..because at the end of the day my right knee will be killing me, hard to do any stairs up or down, but next fine & my right hand swollen & red & painful....then it might be my pinky!!!!! driving me nuts...I cant wear any rings & barely put on my shoes!!!! my doctor wont give me a water pill cause I typically have low blood pressure! I had sinus surgery sept 23, 2014 ( one of numerous for the last 2oyrs for polyps & sinusitis)...ent added the singulair (started sept 6th,2014) to help with polyps! my symptoms have been since oct 9,2014 please help!!!


  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Started taking azithromycin yesterday Street being diagnosed with an ear infection which is starting to turn into a sinus infection, and now I'm experiencing orthostatic hypotension.I'm also taking Mucinex every 12 hours.


  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • Nasal blockage
    Liquid in left ear
    Broken molar


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