Review: could Miralax cause High Blood Pressure?


High blood pressure 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 14,841 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 616 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 15,544 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 369,739 High blood pressure patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

14,841 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 616 people (4.15%) have High Blood Pressure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause High blood pressure?

Time on Miralax when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 57.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 7.14 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 68.6 %
  • male: 31.4 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 1.16 %
  • 2-9: 0.77 %
  • 10-19: 5.8 %
  • 20-29: 1.16 %
  • 30-39: 5.61 %
  • 40-49: 16.83 %
  • 50-59: 19.92 %
  • 60+: 48.74 %

Severity if High Blood Pressure when taking Miralax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from High Blood Pressure **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Constipation (103 people)
  • Pain (93 people)
  • Hypertension (55 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (42 people)
  • Depression (40 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (130 people)
  • Ambien (128 people)
  • Prilosec (122 people)
  • Lasix (120 people)
  • Xanax (118 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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