Review: could Miralax cause Cancer - Prostate?


Summary

Cancer - prostate is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Prednisone, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 13,807 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Cancer - prostate. Find out below who they are, when they have Cancer - prostate 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 14,389 users)

Cancer - Prostate

Cancer - prostate has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, pain, weakness, pneumonia (latest reports from 24,304 Cancer - prostate patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

13,807 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 27 people (0.2%) have Cancer - Prostate


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Cancer - prostate?

Gender of people who have Cancer - Prostate when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Cancer - Prostate when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 64.71 %
  • 60+: 35.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (9 people)
  • Pain (6 people)
  • Prostate Cancer (5 people)
  • Constipation (5 people)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (14 people)
  • Prednisone (14 people)
  • Oxycontin (13 people)
  • Colace (13 people)
  • Ambien (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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