Miralax side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Miralax side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Miralax. The review is based on 35,380 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Miralax

Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 35,963 users)

On Sep, 20, 2017

35,380 people who take Miralax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Miralax side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • overdose
  • urticaria
  • flatulence
  • rash
  • nausea
  • swollen tongue
  • syncope
1 - 6 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • tremor
  • overdose
  • pain
  • product taste abnormal
  • small intestinal obstruction
  • tic
6 - 12 months:
  • abdominal distension
  • tic
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • product taste abnormal
  • rash
  • swelling face
  • weight increased
  • abnormal behaviour
  • alopecia
1 - 2 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • weight decreased
  • abnormal behaviour
  • dry skin
  • flatulence
  • oedema peripheral
  • product taste abnormal
  • seizure
  • sensory disturbance
2 - 5 years:
  • vomiting
  • product taste abnormal
  • spinal disorder
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • tic
  • tremor
  • diarrhoea
  • drug effect decreased
  • drug ineffective
5 - 10 years:
  • tic
  • overdose
  • therapeutic response decreased
  • vomiting
  • blood creatinine increased
  • choking
  • drug effect decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • feeling abnormal
  • local swelling
10+ years:
  • drug effect decreased
  • coeliac disease
  • overdose
  • product solubility abnormal
  • product taste abnormal
  • psychiatric symptom
  • pulse absent
  • social avoidant behaviour
  • throat irritation
  • tic
not specified:
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • overdose
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • weight increased
  • death
  • urinary tract infection
  • pneumonia

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • overdose
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • weight increased
  • urinary tract infection
  • pain
  • flatulence
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • overdose
  • death
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia
  • urinary tract infection
  • nausea
  • drug effect decreased

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • vomiting
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • weight decreased
  • convulsion
  • injection site urticaria
  • seizure
  • sleep disorder
  • cerebral infarction
  • cough
  • death
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • tic
  • overdose
  • tremor
  • weight decreased
  • urticaria
  • pyrexia
  • product taste abnormal
  • seizure
  • weight increased
10-19:
  • vomiting
  • crohn's disease
  • weight decreased
  • abdominal pain
  • overdose
  • stomatitis
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • pain
  • product taste abnormal
  • weight increased
20-29:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • pneumonia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • vein discolouration
  • nausea
  • seizure
  • diarrhoea
30-39:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • abdominal pain
  • drug ineffective
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • weight increased
  • nausea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pyrexia
  • pain
40-49:
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • fibromyalgia
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • anxiety
50-59:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • urinary tract infection
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • nausea
  • weight increased
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • syncope
60+:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • death
  • pneumonia
  • urinary tract infection
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • weight increased
  • pain
  • drug ineffective

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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