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Review: could Miralax cause Coughing (Cough)?





Summary: Coughing is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Protonix, and have Pain.

We study 9,021 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 280 have Coughing. Find out below who they are, when they have Coughing 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 9,268 users)

Coughing

Coughing has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Coughing 73,813 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 9,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 280 people (3.10%) have Coughing.

Trend of Coughing in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Coughing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Coughing100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Miralax * :

FemaleMale
Coughing59.86%40.14%

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Miralax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Coughing2.86%4.90%5.71%2.04%11.02%13.47%12.24%47.76%

Severity of Coughing when taking Miralax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Coughing0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Coughing ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (28 people, 10.00%)
  2. Osteoporosis (15 people, 5.36%)
  3. Constipation (14 people, 5.00%)
  4. Breast cancer (11 people, 3.93%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (11 people, 3.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Protonix (82 people, 29.29%)
  2. Prednisone (73 people, 26.07%)
  3. Lasix (73 people, 26.07%)
  4. Aspirin (72 people, 25.71%)
  5. Neurontin (72 people, 25.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Caugh taking velicade but been taking for long time just starting cough
    Been taking Velicade for 5 yrs never had problems before. Being treated for MM
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    I had a two-level spinal fusion at L4-S1 in 2000 after being injuried at work in Sept. 24, 1997. I lost everything after...the unjury, ability to do my job, my wife and family (couldn't take the strain) my home, my sense of self and purpose, direction and belonging...credit rating and ability to pay my bills.
    After a long period of waiting to settle my workmens' comp. case, I returned home, from the Bat Area back to Arizona to take of my mother with a yet un dianosed case of moderate dementia.
    Then, in 2011 I had a 2nd surgery to relieve spinal stenosis btwn. L2-L4, just above the fusion site.
    I've been taking methadone since early 2004, a little over ten years, now. I've had high blood pressure since my injury.

    Now, I waiting to be scheduled for a colonoscopy, with my father having had polyps and the way I've been feeling..drained, tired all the time, and stomach pains ( in addition to my chronic low back pain), I...
    find myself wondering if there is any relationtionship between the methadone and other meds and cancer?
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    what is easiest on guts had small bowel blockage recently and have diverticulitis
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  • Can i take ibuprofen when i'm on the medicine miralax to treat my massive head ache?
    I was recently told by a doctor that I was constipated and that I should take Miralax. I personally don't think I'm constipated. My lower abdomen hurts and so does my head. Every single time I sneeze or cough it hurts really bad! I want to know if I can take some ibuprofen to treat the pain. But I don't want to get even more sick for using it when I'm not suppose to.
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  • I am recently taking prozac and nexium and recently developed a cough. could it be a drug reaction? (1 answer)
    I have developed a cough since taking Nexium and prozac.want to know if this is common.
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