Review: could Miralax cause Abdominal pain?
We study 9,009 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 558 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.
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Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,257 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.
Abdominal pain (latest reports from 611,351 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, pain, depression.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 9,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 572 people (6.35%) have Abdominal Pain. They amount to 0.09% of all the 619,907 people who have Abdominal Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Miralax when people have Abdominal pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abdominal pain||30.43%||8.70%||34.78%||8.70%||13.04%||4.35%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Miralax * :
|Abdominal pain||64.15%||35.85% |
Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Miralax * :
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||5.61%||6.81%||3.61%||13.63%||17.64%||16.63%||36.07% |
Severity of Abdominal pain when taking Miralax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abdominal pain||20.00%||60.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Abdominal pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Constipation (92 people, 16.08%)
- Pain (80 people, 13.99%)
- Anxiety (37 people, 6.47%)
- Depression (36 people, 6.29%)
- Nausea (34 people, 5.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (127 people, 22.20%)
- Protonix (126 people, 22.03%)
- Ambien (110 people, 19.23%)
- Zofran (109 people, 19.06%)
- Lasix (108 people, 18.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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