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Review: could Miralax cause Coughing?

We study 9,009 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 (latest outcomes from 9,257 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.

Coughing

Coughing (latest reports from 488,042 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 24, 2014: 9,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 280 people (3.11%) have Coughing. They amount to 0.06% of all the 488,007 people who have Coughing on eHealthMe.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • 1. Moderate usually dry cough, sometimes mild mucous, for 8-10 years duration, no other symptoms. 2. Mild & now fully controlled hypertension duration of 5-8 years.
    3. Recurrent prostatitis 10-14 years past, but symptom free since then.
    4. Mild hypothyroidism, fully corrected with low-dose thyroxine.
    5. Ex-smoker, began age 16, quit age 26, hasn't smoked for past 44 years.

    No other known medical conditions.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Coughing is severe often to the point that things go black and there is a ringing in my ears. I have never passed out, though I often think I may. I have allergies and my coughing onset is usually due to aspiration of food drink or sinus drainage. Sometimes It begins with a sharp tickle in my larynx.

    Reply

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