Review: could Miralax cause Frequent Headaches?


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 26,369 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 792 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 27,403 users)

Frequent Headaches

Frequent headaches has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 294,185 Frequent headaches patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

26,369 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 792 people (3.0%) have Frequent Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Frequent headaches?

Time on Miralax when people have Frequent Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 55.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 74.64 %
  • male: 25.36 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.96 %
  • 10-19: 8.39 %
  • 20-29: 4.43 %
  • 30-39: 7.44 %
  • 40-49: 18.67 %
  • 50-59: 16.93 %
  • 60+: 40.19 %

Severity if Frequent Headaches when taking Miralax **:

  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 62.5 %
  • severe: 25.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Frequent Headaches **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Constipation (138 people, 17.42%)
  • Pain (104 people, 13.13%)
  • Anxiety (49 people, 6.19%)
  • Hypertension (44 people, 5.56%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (43 people, 5.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (128 people, 16.16%)
  • Prilosec (120 people, 15.15%)
  • Colace (119 people, 15.03%)
  • Aspirin (109 people, 13.76%)
  • Zometa (107 people, 13.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (294 people, 37.12%)
  • Fatigue (273 people, 34.47%)
  • Pain (232 people, 29.29%)
  • Constipation (223 people, 28.16%)
  • Asthenia (205 people, 25.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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