Could Miralax cause Anxiety - from FDA reports


Summary

Anxiety 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 Zometa, and have Pain . We study 28,420 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA. Among them, 1,018 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety 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 29,467 users)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 292,073 Anxiety patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

28,420 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 1,018 people (3.58%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Anxiety?

Time on Miralax when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.42 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 29.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.17 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 67.13 %
  • male: 32.87 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.35 %
  • 2-9: 3.63 %
  • 10-19: 3.87 %
  • 20-29: 4.57 %
  • 30-39: 6.33 %
  • 40-49: 22.51 %
  • 50-59: 19.7 %
  • 60+: 39.04 %

Severity of Anxiety **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 66.67 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (394 people, 38.70%)
  • Ambien (266 people, 26.13%)
  • Aredia (254 people, 24.95%)
  • Protonix (253 people, 24.85%)
  • Xanax (249 people, 24.46%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (192 people, 18.86%)
  • Depression (104 people, 10.22%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (92 people, 9.04%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (61 people, 5.99%)
  • Breast Cancer (55 people, 5.40%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (630 people, 61.89%)
  • Fatigue (392 people, 38.51%)
  • Injury (381 people, 37.43%)
  • Weakness (376 people, 36.94%)
  • Back Pain (360 people, 35.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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