Review: could Miralax cause High blood pressure?
We study 9,008 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 550 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
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Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,255 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.
High blood pressure
High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,145,773 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 9,008 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 542 people (6.02%) have High Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,173,100 people who have High Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.
Time on Miralax when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||72.73%||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||9.09%||0.00%||9.09% |
Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Miralax * :
|High blood pressure||68.60%||31.40% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Miralax * :
|High blood pressure||0.78%||0.78%||4.48%||0.97%||5.07%||18.91%||21.64%||47.37% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Miralax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||33.33%||0.00%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (95 people, 17.53%)
- Constipation (76 people, 14.02%)
- Hypertension (55 people, 10.15%)
- Multiple myeloma (50 people, 9.23%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (39 people, 7.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (147 people, 27.12%)
- Ambien (142 people, 26.20%)
- Prilosec (133 people, 24.54%)
- Lasix (125 people, 23.06%)
- Xanax (122 people, 22.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Past distal injuries returning with increased pressure symptoms. Eye pain with movement. Increased pressure and pain with neck movement. Connective tissue disease - Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.
From this study (1 year ago):
My blood pressure has been higher than usual but after 2 days of taking Miralax it went up to 175/108.
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