Review: Frequent headaches in Miralax
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 28, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Frequent headaches (Headache) by studying 7,765 people who take Miralax. We analyze: the time on Miralax when people have Frequent headaches, gender and age of these people, the severity of Frequent headaches, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Miralax. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Miralax (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation, irritable bowel syndrome. Commonly reported side effects of Miralax include pain, pain exacerbated, pain prophylaxis, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Frequent headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Nov, 16, 2013: 7,757 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 422 people (5.44%) 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||65.00%||15.00%||5.00%||5.00%||10.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Frequent headaches when taking Miralax * :
|Frequent headaches||72.94%||27.06% |
Age of people who have Frequent headaches when taking Miralax * :
|Frequent headaches||0.00%||3.67%||7.87%||3.41%||9.45%||21.00%||15.75%||38.85% |
Severity of Frequent headaches when taking Miralax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Frequent headaches||16.67%||66.67%||16.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Frequent headaches ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Constipation (66 people, 15.64%)
- Pain (56 people, 13.27%)
- Product used for unknown indication (33 people, 7.82%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (22 people, 5.21%)
- Metastases to bone (22 people, 5.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (114 people, 27.01%)
- Ambien (103 people, 24.41%)
- Oxycontin (83 people, 19.67%)
- Zometa (83 people, 19.67%)
- Prilosec (79 people, 18.72%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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