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Review: could Miralax cause Anger?

Summary: Anger is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lortab, and have Pain.

We study 9,029 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 49 have Anger. Find out below who they are, when they have Anger and more.

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Miralax

Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from 9,278 Miralax users)

Anger

Anger has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain. (latest reports from 14,902 Anger patients)

On Feb, 5, 2015: 9,027 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 49 people (0.54%) have Anger.

Trend of Anger in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Anger * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anger14.29%28.57%0.00%28.57%28.57%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anger when taking Miralax * :

FemaleMale
Anger62.50%37.50%

Age of people who have Anger when taking Miralax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anger0.00%12.77%12.77%0.00%0.00%31.91%27.66%14.89%

Severity of Anger when taking Miralax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anger0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Anger ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (17 people, 34.69%)
  2. Constipation (10 people, 20.41%)
  3. Breast cancer (7 people, 14.29%)
  4. Depression (7 people, 14.29%)
  5. Breast cancer metastatic (7 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lortab (14 people, 28.57%)
  2. Xanax (11 people, 22.45%)
  3. Nexium (11 people, 22.45%)
  4. Skelaxin (11 people, 22.45%)
  5. Neurontin (10 people, 20.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • cheryl on Jan, 31, 2015:

    My husband is 44years old and has been on antianxiety pills for 4 years and antidepressants for 3years. His whole personality changed not long after starting all those years ago. He was never diagnosed with either anxiety or depression but put on them by a GP for one panic attack. He is addicted after so many years and GPs just hand him scripts one after the other with out any questions. He tells them nothing about his compulsive gambling, compulsive lies, anger, lack of feelings or emotions about anything including me. He has no impulse control and seems to not care about anything he does at all. This is the complete opposite of who he used to be. He did taper off once recently and I helped him to do it very slowly. He started to become a bit more normal during the taper but got sick only two days off them altogether and panicked and I think he has gone back on them behind my back. His behavior has gone back to how it used to be and he is lying, gambling ignoring me for weeks if I question him and just being a horrible person to me. He has done some very low things over the years but his most recent one is telling me that I can't say that he has done bad things because I was apparently a whore before he met me. That is so far from the truth that people are shocked and disgusted that he could even suggest it. Well so am I and I have had enough. I have stayed for all these years thinking I could help him to get off those poison pills and he could return to the person he used to be. I couldn't believe it myself that this could happen to a man who loved me more than anything just by taking a pill prescribed by a doctor. I have done a lot of research over the last 2 years and have found a lot of evidence to support that it can happen especially if you didn't really need them in the first place and then stay on them long term. The sad thing is that the person on them doesn't see who and what they became. In their warped and medicated mind they think everyone else is crazy. I had a small glimpse of my my old husband for a few months of tapering and during that time he did love me and talk to me and even wanted to buy me new rings for our anniversary in March this year. Now I am nothing again not worth talking to he just wants to sit in front of the tv after work and play poker all night. I am disgusted with the medical field and wish they knew how it felt to have your marriage and life ruined by a little pill. I have been put through hell and I still feel sorry for the man I lost to antidepressants. He is gone now.

    Reply

    Chase on Sep, 2, 2012:

    First a little back ground about me, 46 long term stay at home father. Been described by others as the most calm and patient person that ever lived. Never I repeat never had any issues with raising the kids or dealing with my spouse indiscretions. I was on Pristiq for about 45 days after my doctor asked me to try this after being served with divorce papers. One of my children decides to make an issue of going to school and not giving me my property back to me. Normally I would have not raised my voice or lose my cool with the boy of 14 or result in physically removing the property from him. I noted several times before this episode it was becoming harder and harder to remain calm.
    After the episode I went to another MD and he removed me from this medication, with taper off routine, (this MD indicated that it is a side effect of the medication and had been reported). I must say I have not fully regained controlling myself anger wise since, though it is manageable with great effort. I would recommend never, ever using this medication and rather appalled my doctor succumbed to the dish out samples like candy routine, needless to say I will not be using her or any of her affiliates ever again.
    Please if you find anyway to remove the lasting effects of this medication, please, please post it.
    Thanks,
    Chase

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    DJ on May, 28, 2011:

    I have been taking 50mg of Pristiq for about 16 days, since my spouse had an affair, and we are trying to work through it. He also prescribed me 0.5 of Larazepam for if I feel like I'm going to flip out.
    My comment is, I have at times have spells where I have had so much anger and disregard of what I say or text to my wife about what happened. I have had good days, and when I flip out, I can't stop myself from saying the worst things that I can think of.
    I am a very calm person, and this is definitely NOT me.
    One night, I wanted to take a hammer to my own windshield of my truck (it has a crack in it from a rock) but I never did it. I could visualize myself doing it on my way home from an event I was the DJ for, and after texting my wife rude things, I said I was leaving when I got home. I never did, but I've said some very mean things.

    I am also waking up at about 3:30am which is 1.5 hours before my work alarm, and I take my Pristiq at about 8 pm at night.
    I spoke with my PCP and he told me to stop taking it, and he will give me something else when I come in when they open.
    At this point, my wife is tired of being my verbal punching bag, and I have apologized for what I've said, but I keep doing it on a 2 times a week basis. Usually when she works her night shift, and I have time to have anxiety about things.
    I can't lose my family to this.

    Reply

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