Mucinex dm and Syncope - from FDA reports

Syncope is found among people who take Mucinex dm, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Respiratory tract congestion. This review analyzes which people have Syncope with Mucinex dm. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 748 people who have side effects when taking Mucinex dm from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 29, 2018

748 people reported to have side effects when taking Mucinex dm.
Among them, 18 people (2.41%) have Syncope

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mucinex dm cause Syncope?

Time on Mucinex dm when people have Syncope *:

  • < 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 Syncope when taking Mucinex dm *:

  • female: 44.44 %
  • male: 55.56 %

Age of people who have Syncope when taking Mucinex dm *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 30.77 %
  • 50-59: 23.08 %
  • 60+: 38.46 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Respiratory Tract Congestion (blockage on respiratory system): 2 people, 11.11%
  • Oedema (fluid collection in tissue): 1 person, 5.56%
  • Mineral Supplementation: 1 person, 5.56%
  • Lymphoma (cancer that begins in immune system cells): 1 person, 5.56%
  • Dizziness: 1 person, 5.56%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D: 3 people, 16.67%
  • Lasix: 2 people, 11.11%
  • Fish Oil: 2 people, 11.11%
  • Colace: 2 people, 11.11%
  • Ativan: 2 people, 11.11%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness: 8 people, 44.44%
  • Nausea And Vomiting: 7 people, 38.89%
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 6 people, 33.33%
  • Weakness: 5 people, 27.78%
  • Fall: 4 people, 22.22%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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