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Review: could Miralax cause Drug toxicity?

Summary: Drug toxicity could be caused by Miralax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Hydrochlorothiazide, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 8,997 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Drug toxicity. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug toxicity and more.

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Miralax

Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,242 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.

Drug toxicity

Drug toxicity (latest reports from 109,937 patients) has been reported by people with pain, pain relief by acupuncture, depression, suicide attempt, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 9,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 35 people (0.39%) have Drug Toxicity. They amount to 0.03% of all the 109,936 people who have Drug Toxicity on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug toxicity in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Drug toxicity * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug toxicity100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Drug toxicity55.88%44.12%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug toxicity0.00%3.23%3.23%0.00%25.81%9.68%32.26%25.81%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (8 people, 22.86%)
  2. Hypertension (6 people, 17.14%)
  3. Constipation (4 people, 11.43%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 5.71%)
  5. Pain (2 people, 5.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Hydrochlorothiazide (11 people, 31.43%)
  2. Prevacid (8 people, 22.86%)
  3. Ativan (8 people, 22.86%)
  4. Aspirin (7 people, 20.00%)
  5. Neurontin (7 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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