Miralax and Frequent headaches - from FDA reports


Summary

Frequent headaches 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 Ambien, and have Constipation . We study 28,920 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA. Among them, 864 have Frequent headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent headaches 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 29,475 users)

Frequent Headaches

Frequent headaches has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,214 Frequent headaches patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

28,920 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 864 people (2.99%) have Frequent Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Frequent headaches?

Time on Miralax when people have Frequent Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 62.16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.11 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Frequent Headaches when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 74.61 %
  • male: 25.39 %

Age of people who have Frequent Headaches when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.49 %
  • 10-19: 8.14 %
  • 20-29: 4.07 %
  • 30-39: 7.27 %
  • 40-49: 17.88 %
  • 50-59: 17.15 %
  • 60+: 42.01 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Constipation (145 people, 16.78%)
  • Pain (115 people, 13.31%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (51 people, 5.90%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (49 people, 5.67%)
  • High Blood Pressure (47 people, 5.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (133 people, 15.39%)
  • Colace (127 people, 14.70%)
  • Prilosec (124 people, 14.35%)
  • Aspirin (118 people, 13.66%)
  • Zometa (109 people, 12.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (323 people, 37.38%)
  • Fatigue (308 people, 35.65%)
  • Weakness (256 people, 29.63%)
  • Pain (249 people, 28.82%)
  • Constipation (239 people, 27.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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