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Review: could Miralax cause Frequent headaches (Headache)?

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 Aspirin, and have Constipation.

We study 9,029 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 455 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 9,278 Miralax users)

Frequent headaches

Frequent headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 168,879 Frequent headaches patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 9,027 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 455 people (5.04%) have Frequent Headaches.

Trend of Frequent headaches in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Frequent headaches * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Frequent headaches63.64%13.64%4.55%9.09%9.09%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Frequent headaches73.13%26.87%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Frequent headaches0.00%3.48%7.71%3.23%8.96%22.14%16.17%38.31%

Severity of Frequent headaches when taking Miralax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Frequent headaches12.50%62.50%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Frequent headaches ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Frequent headaches0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Constipation (70 people, 15.38%)
  2. Pain (58 people, 12.75%)
  3. Anxiety (23 people, 5.05%)
  4. Metastases to bone (22 people, 4.84%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (22 people, 4.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (117 people, 25.71%)
  2. Ambien (103 people, 22.64%)
  3. Oxycontin (88 people, 19.34%)
  4. Zometa (87 people, 19.12%)
  5. Prilosec (82 people, 18.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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