Review: could Miralax cause Anxiety?


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 14,841 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 835 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 15,544 users)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, diarrhea, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 223,131 Anxiety patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

14,841 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 835 people (5.63%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Anxiety?

Time on Miralax when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 40.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 31.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 67.43 %
  • male: 32.57 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.54 %
  • 10-19: 2.95 %
  • 20-29: 3.37 %
  • 30-39: 7.02 %
  • 40-49: 24.86 %
  • 50-59: 20.79 %
  • 60+: 39.47 %

Severity if Anxiety when taking Miralax **:

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

How people recovered from Anxiety **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (163 people)
  • Constipation (122 people)
  • Anxiety (89 people)
  • Depression (86 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (81 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (382 people)
  • Ambien (254 people)
  • Aredia (248 people)
  • Protonix (242 people)
  • Xanax (232 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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