Miralax and Gastroesophageal reflux disease - from FDA reports


Summary

Gastroesophageal reflux disease 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 Nexium, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Gastroesophageal reflux disease with Miralax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 35,362 people who have side effects when taking Miralax from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

35,362 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 466 people (1.32%) have Gastroesophageal reflux disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Gastroesophageal reflux disease?

Time on Miralax when people have Gastroesophageal reflux disease *:

  • < 1 month: 40.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Gastroesophageal reflux disease when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 63.78 %
  • male: 36.22 %

Age of people who have Gastroesophageal reflux disease when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.1 %
  • 10-19: 4.42 %
  • 20-29: 3.04 %
  • 30-39: 5.52 %
  • 40-49: 12.98 %
  • 50-59: 19.61 %
  • 60+: 53.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (81 people, 17.38%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (54 people, 11.59%)
  • High Blood Pressure (49 people, 10.52%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (39 people, 8.37%)
  • Depression (36 people, 7.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (124 people, 26.61%)
  • Prilosec (121 people, 25.97%)
  • Zometa (116 people, 24.89%)
  • Protonix (110 people, 23.61%)
  • Ambien (102 people, 21.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (203 people, 43.56%)
  • Pain (172 people, 36.91%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (143 people, 30.69%)
  • Back Pain (142 people, 30.47%)
  • Weakness (140 people, 30.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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