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Review: could Miralax cause High blood pressure?

We study 9,016 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 543 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Miralax

Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,260 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.

High blood pressure

High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,163,649 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 9,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 543 people (6.03%) have High Blood Pressure.

Trend of High blood pressure in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure66.67%0.00%0.00%8.33%8.33%8.33%8.33%

Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Miralax * :

FemaleMale
High blood pressure68.65%31.35%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Miralax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.78%0.78%4.47%0.97%5.25%18.87%21.60%47.28%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Miralax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood pressure33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (95 people, 17.50%)
  2. Constipation (77 people, 14.18%)
  3. Hypertension (55 people, 10.13%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (50 people, 9.21%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (39 people, 7.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (147 people, 27.07%)
  2. Ambien (142 people, 26.15%)
  3. Prilosec (133 people, 24.49%)
  4. Lasix (125 people, 23.02%)
  5. Xanax (122 people, 22.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I am wondering if these drugs could possible contribute to high blood pressure.

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  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • 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.

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