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 28,421 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA. Among them, 479 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 29,467 users)

Coughing

Coughing has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,568 Coughing patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

28,421 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 479 people (1.69%) have Coughing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Coughing?

Time on Miralax when people have Coughing *:

  • < 1 month: 75.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 8.33 %

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 60.93 %
  • male: 39.07 %

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 1.99 %
  • 2-9: 5.46 %
  • 10-19: 7.44 %
  • 20-29: 3.47 %
  • 30-39: 6.95 %
  • 40-49: 11.66 %
  • 50-59: 12.41 %
  • 60+: 50.62 %

Severity of Coughing **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (98 people, 20.46%)
  • Neurontin (93 people, 19.42%)
  • Zometa (91 people, 19.00%)
  • Prednisone (90 people, 18.79%)
  • Protonix (89 people, 18.58%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (52 people, 10.86%)
  • Osteoporosis (28 people, 5.85%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (26 people, 5.43%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Breathing Difficulty (178 people, 37.16%)
  • Pain (169 people, 35.28%)
  • Fatigue (157 people, 32.78%)
  • Nausea (133 people, 27.77%)
  • Weakness (131 people, 27.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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