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Review: could Miralax cause Cancer - prostate?

We study 9,007 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 (latest outcomes from 9,254 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.

Cancer - prostate

Cancer - prostate (latest reports from 54,331 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, erection problems.

On Jun, 16, 2014: 9,004 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 27 people (0.30%) have Cancer - Prostate. They amount to 0.05% of all the 54,228 people who have Cancer - Prostate on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cancer - prostate in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Cancer - prostate * :

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

FemaleMale
Cancer - prostate0.00%100.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cancer - prostate0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%

Severity of Cancer - prostate when taking Miralax ** :

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How people recovered from Cancer - prostate ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (9 people, 33.33%)
  2. Pain (6 people, 22.22%)
  3. Prostate cancer (5 people, 18.52%)
  4. Prostate cancer metastatic (3 people, 11.11%)
  5. Constipation (3 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (14 people, 51.85%)
  2. Colace (13 people, 48.15%)
  3. Oxycontin (13 people, 48.15%)
  4. Amoxicillin (11 people, 40.74%)
  5. Lidoderm (11 people, 40.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • My son started on this medication when he was 15 months old for chronic impaction, back when it was still available by prescription only. His pediatric gastroenterologist prescribed the full 17 gram dose daily. He took it until he was 4.5 years old. He frequently had encopresis, or a leakage of liquid stool around the impacted stool. He was also a very chubby little guy when he started on this medication. But he quickly lost a ton of weight and was never able to gain really. When he was 11, he still fit in size 4T underwear (for 4 year olds). He was diagnosed with Failure to Thrive and he underwent abdominal surgery to receive a feeding tube to try to get up to a healthy weight. He was also diagnosed with Autism. He had no developmental delays or any issues at all prior to starting this medication. Now, he has trouble communicating, he receives special education accommodations in school, and he has trouble dealing with life in general (meltdowns, sensory problems, inability to proper assess and navigate social situations, echolalia, etc.).

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • It has been over 4 weeks , and the pain is constant and very strong. I never had any stomach pain like this before.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Dr told me c to a quit senna and cascara segrada beacause odf dependence. But immediately, I began having severe pain in tendons and connective tissue. And swelling of feet and lags. The constipation was minimally reduced. And vi still had to take a3 doses in a row to get results. It v took 6 days c to work.
    Back on senna, one week, Pein significantly less.
    No liquid plastic for me!!! Thanks! !!!

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