Review: could Miralax cause Drug Toxicity?


Summary

Drug toxicity is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Hydrochlorothiazide, and have Schizophrenia . We study 14,841 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Drug toxicity. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug toxicity 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 15,544 users)

Drug Toxicity

Drug toxicity has been reported by people with drug ineffective, tinnitus, agitation, itching, drowsiness (latest reports from 20,254 Drug toxicity patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

14,841 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 32 people (0.22%) have Drug Toxicity


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Drug toxicity?

Time on Miralax when people have Drug Toxicity *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Drug Toxicity when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 55.17 %
  • male: 44.83 %

Age of people who have Drug Toxicity when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.7 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 29.63 %
  • 40-49: 3.7 %
  • 50-59: 37.04 %
  • 60+: 25.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (7 people)
  • Hypertension (5 people)
  • Constipation (4 people)
  • Pain (2 people)
  • Anxiety (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Hydrochlorothiazide (9 people)
  • Prevacid (8 people)
  • Ativan (8 people)
  • Prilosec (6 people)
  • Baclofen (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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