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Review: could Miralax cause Abdominal pain?





Summary: Abdominal pain is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Constipation.

We study 9,021 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 559 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.

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Miralax

Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 9,268 users)

Abdominal pain

Abdominal pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression.(latest reports from Abdominal pain 106,123 patients)

On Nov, 24, 2014: 9,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 573 people (6.35%) have Abdominal Pain.

Trend of Abdominal pain in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Abdominal pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Abdominal pain29.17%8.33%33.33%8.33%16.67%4.17%0.00%

Gender of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Miralax * :

FemaleMale
Abdominal pain64.21%35.79%

Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Miralax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abdominal pain0.00%5.60%6.80%3.60%13.80%17.60%16.60%36.00%

Severity of Abdominal pain when taking Miralax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Abdominal pain16.67%66.67%16.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Abdominal pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Abdominal pain0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Constipation (92 people, 16.06%)
  2. Pain (80 people, 13.96%)
  3. Anxiety (37 people, 6.46%)
  4. Depression (36 people, 6.28%)
  5. Nausea (34 people, 5.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (127 people, 22.16%)
  2. Protonix (126 people, 21.99%)
  3. Ambien (110 people, 19.20%)
  4. Zofran (109 people, 19.02%)
  5. Lasix (108 people, 18.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can long-term methadone use cause or increase the risk of colon cancer?
    (Asked by a 57 year old man who has Chronic Pain, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, and takes Fluticasone Propionate, Finasteride, Doxazosin Mesylate, Acetaminophen, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Butrans, Sertraline, Omeprazole, Simvastatin, Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide, Naproxen, Aspirin, Polyethylene Glycol 3350, Senna, Colace, Methadone Hydrochloride)
    I had a two-level spinal fusion at L4-S1 in 2000 after being injuried at work in Sept. 24, 1997. I lost everything after...the unjury, ability to do my job, my wife and family (couldn't take the strain) my home, my sense of self and purpose, direction and belonging...credit rating and ability to pay my bills.
    After a long period of waiting to settle my workmens' comp. case, I returned home, from the Bat Area back to Arizona to take of my mother with a yet un dianosed case of moderate dementia.
    Then, in 2011 I had a 2nd surgery to relieve spinal stenosis btwn. L2-L4, just above the fusion site.
    I've been taking methadone since early 2004, a little over ten years, now. I've had high blood pressure since my injury.

    Now, I waiting to be scheduled for a colonoscopy, with my father having had polyps and the way I've been feeling..drained, tired all the time, and stomach pains ( in addition to my chronic low back pain), I...
    find myself wondering if there is any relationtionship between the methadone and other meds and cancer?
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    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Gastric Hypermotility, Hard Feces, and takes Lactulose, Miralax)
    what is easiest on guts had small bowel blockage recently and have diverticulitis
  • Do the side effects of prolia either stop or lessen over the 6 month period between injections?
    (Asked by a 67 year old woman who has Back Pain, Acid Reflux, Fatigue, Abdominal Pain, Osteoarthritis Generalised, Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine, Itching, Weight Gain, Hot Flush, Musculoskeletal Discomfort, Pain - Abdomen, and takes Feraheme, Pantoprazole, Prolia)
    I am wondering if the side effects of Prolia go away or lessen during the six months it is taken for.
  • Can i take ibuprofen when i'm on the medicine miralax to treat my massive head ache?
    (Asked by a 17 year old girl who has Lower Abdominal Pain, Headache, Constipation, and takes Ibuprofen, Miralax)
    I was recently told by a doctor that I was constipated and that I should take Miralax. I personally don't think I'm constipated. My lower abdomen hurts and so does my head. Every single time I sneeze or cough it hurts really bad! I want to know if I can take some ibuprofen to treat the pain. But I don't want to get even more sick for using it when I'm not suppose to.
  • Could prolonged methotrexate injections(for ra) in the fatty front of the abdomen cause stomach digestive muscles to weaken, thus contribution got gastoparesis?
    (Asked by a 61 year old man who has Weight Loss, Stomach Pain, Vomiting, Nausea, , and takes Methotrexate)
    I have had moderate to severe RA for six years, but have been weekly injecting methotrexate into the front fatty tissue on either side of my abdomen for two years (as a supplemental drug to biologics). Is it reasonable to inquire of the possibility that those injections weakened my digestive muscles of my stomach and thus contributing to or causing my recently diagnosed gastroparesis?

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