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 9,031 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 has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from 9,280 Miralax users)
Frequent headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 168,913 Frequent headaches patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 9,029 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 455 people (5.04%) have Frequent Headaches.
Time on Miralax when people have Frequent headaches * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Frequent headaches||63.64%||13.64%||4.55%||9.09%||9.09%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Frequent headaches when taking Miralax * :
|Frequent headaches||73.13%||26.87% |
Age of people who have Frequent headaches when taking Miralax * :
|Frequent headaches||0.00%||3.48%||7.71%||3.23%||8.96%||22.14%||16.17%||38.31% |
Severity of Frequent headaches when taking Miralax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Frequent headaches||12.50%||62.50%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Frequent headaches ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Frequent headaches||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Constipation (70 people, 15.38%)
- Pain (58 people, 12.75%)
- Anxiety (23 people, 5.05%)
- Metastases to bone (22 people, 4.84%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (22 people, 4.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (117 people, 25.71%)
- Ambien (103 people, 22.64%)
- Oxycontin (88 people, 19.34%)
- Zometa (87 people, 19.12%)
- Prilosec (82 people, 18.02%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- A study of drug interactions between Symbicort, Miralax, Zyrtec Allergy, Aspirin, Prempro, Lunesta, Zoloft, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide for a 54-year old woman with Asthma, Constipation, Allergy, Heart Attack, Menopause Hot Flashes, Insomnia, Depression, Hypertension. The patient has Lightheadedness - Fainting
- A study of side effects of Inderal for a 39-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Crestor for a 58-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Frequent Headaches (pain in head), Low Blood Pressure (abnormally low blood pressure)
- A study of drug interactions between Multivitamin, Nuvaring, Nortriptyline Hydrochloride, Lamictal for a 24-year old woman with Vitamin D, Birth Control, Functional Dyspepsia, Mood Disorder. The patient has Ear Pain, Pressure Sore, Early Morning Joint Stiffness, Muscle Pain, Headache, Lightheadedness, Fatigue, Pressure Sore, Spaced Out
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