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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 9,027 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 573 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 9,275 Miralax users)

Abdominal pain

Abdominal pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 107,206 Abdominal pain patients)

On Jan, 26, 2015: 9,027 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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