Miralax and Electrolyte imbalance - from FDA reports
Electrolyte imbalance 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 Acetaminophen, and have Tuberous sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Electrolyte imbalance 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, 06, 2017
33,249 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 43 people (0.13%) have Electrolyte imbalance
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Miralax when people have Electrolyte imbalance *:
- < 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 Electrolyte imbalance when taking Miralax *:
- female: 53.66 %
- male: 46.34 %
Age of people who have Electrolyte imbalance when taking Miralax *:
- 0-1: 12.82 %
- 2-9: 5.13 %
- 10-19: 7.69 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 7.69 %
- 50-59: 10.26 %
- 60+: 56.41 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Tuberous Sclerosis (5 people, 11.63%)
- Metastases To Bone (4 people, 9.30%)
- Immunodeficiency Common Variable (3 people, 6.98%)
- Constipation (3 people, 6.98%)
- Astrocytoma (3 people, 6.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Acetaminophen (10 people, 23.26%)
- Lexapro (9 people, 20.93%)
- Aspirin (9 people, 20.93%)
- Lasix (8 people, 18.60%)
- Afinitor (7 people, 16.28%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Diarrhea (22 people, 51.16%)
- Nausea (20 people, 46.51%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (19 people, 44.19%)
- Hypokalemia (13 people, 30.23%)
- High Blood Pressure (12 people, 27.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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