Review: could Miralax cause Abdominal pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 9,004 people who take Miralax. Among them, 558 have Abdominal pain. See who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,237 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation, irritable bowel syndrome. Commonly reported side effects of Miralax include pain exacerbated, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, pain, nausea.
Abdominal pain (latest reports from 610,556 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, pain, acupuncture and pain.
On Feb, 20, 2014: 7,784 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 531 people (6.82%) have Abdominal Pain.
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||64.18%||35.82% |
Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Miralax * :
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||5.93%||7.20%||3.39%||14.41%||16.95%||16.53%||35.59% |
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 (82 people, 15.44%)
- Pain (73 people, 13.75%)
- Anxiety (34 people, 6.40%)
- Depression (33 people, 6.21%)
- Nausea (30 people, 5.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (123 people, 23.16%)
- Protonix (121 people, 22.79%)
- Lasix (107 people, 20.15%)
- Ambien (106 people, 19.96%)
- Zofran (102 people, 19.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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