Miralax and Coughing - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Coughing with Miralax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 33,249 people who have side effects when taking Miralax from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 09, 2017
33,249 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 547 people (1.65%) have Coughing
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 61.08 %
- male: 38.92 %
Age of people who have Coughing when taking Miralax *:
- 0-1: 1.79 %
- 2-9: 4.93 %
- 10-19: 7.17 %
- 20-29: 3.36 %
- 30-39: 6.28 %
- 40-49: 11.88 %
- 50-59: 12.33 %
- 60+: 52.24 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (64 people, 11.70%)
- Constipation (60 people, 10.97%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (31 people, 5.67%)
- Osteoporosis (29 people, 5.30%)
- High Blood Pressure (26 people, 4.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (105 people, 19.20%)
- Neurontin (101 people, 18.46%)
- Protonix (100 people, 18.28%)
- Zometa (95 people, 17.37%)
- Prednisone (94 people, 17.18%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (198 people, 36.20%)
- Pain (184 people, 33.64%)
- Fatigue (178 people, 32.54%)
- Nausea (154 people, 28.15%)
- Weakness (146 people, 26.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Coughing when taking Miralax?
Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 33,833 users)
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