Could Miralax cause Coughing - from FDA reports


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 Lasix, and have Pain . We study 28,920 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA. Among them, 503 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 29,470 users)

Coughing

Coughing has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,640 Coughing patients).

On Dec, 29, 2016

28,920 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 503 people (1.74%) have Coughing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Coughing?

Time on Miralax when people have Coughing *:

  • < 1 month: 80 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 10 %

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 60.53 %
  • male: 39.47 %

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 1.9 %
  • 2-9: 5.0 %
  • 10-19: 7.38 %
  • 20-29: 3.33 %
  • 30-39: 6.43 %
  • 40-49: 12.14 %
  • 50-59: 12.38 %
  • 60+: 51.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (59 people, 11.73%)
  • Constipation (52 people, 10.34%)
  • Osteoporosis (28 people, 5.57%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (27 people, 5.37%)
  • High Blood Pressure (23 people, 4.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (102 people, 20.28%)
  • Neurontin (99 people, 19.68%)
  • Protonix (98 people, 19.48%)
  • Prednisone (94 people, 18.69%)
  • Zometa (91 people, 18.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (190 people, 37.77%)
  • Pain (177 people, 35.19%)
  • Fatigue (171 people, 34.00%)
  • Nausea (149 people, 29.62%)
  • Weakness (140 people, 27.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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