Review: could Miralax cause Hyperserotonemia?


Hyperserotonemia is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Lantus, and have Depression . We study 28,414 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Hyperserotonemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hyperserotonemia and more.

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Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 29,459 users)


Hyperserotonemia (potentially life-threatening adverse drug reaction) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, insomnia (latest reports from 9,742 Hyperserotonemia patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

28,414 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 8 people (0.03%) have Hyperserotonemia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Hyperserotonemia?

Gender of people who have Hyperserotonemia when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 28.57 %
  • male: 71.43 %

Age of people who have Hyperserotonemia when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 85.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Pain (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Diabetic Neuropathy (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (1 person, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lantus (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Namenda (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Zoloft (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Spiriva (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Flonase (2 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Abuse (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Tremor (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Hyperreflexia (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Anticholinergic Syndrome (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Acute Kidney Injury (1 person, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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