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Review: could Miralax cause Incontinence?





Summary: Incontinence is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Breast cancer metastatic.

We study 9,021 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Incontinence and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Miralax and have Incontinence >>>

Miralax

Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 9,268 users)

Incontinence

Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.(latest reports from Incontinence 5,783 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 9,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 37 people (0.41%) have Incontinence.

Trend of Incontinence in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Incontinence * :

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Gender of people who have Incontinence when taking Miralax * :

FemaleMale
Incontinence56.76%43.24%

Age of people who have Incontinence when taking Miralax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Incontinence0.00%0.00%3.23%0.00%0.00%0.00%45.16%51.61%

Severity of Incontinence when taking Miralax ** :

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How people recovered from Incontinence ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer metastatic (6 people, 16.22%)
  2. Oesophageal carcinoma (4 people, 10.81%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (3 people, 8.11%)
  4. Neuralgia (3 people, 8.11%)
  5. Hypertension (3 people, 8.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (10 people, 27.03%)
  2. Oxycontin (10 people, 27.03%)
  3. Ativan (10 people, 27.03%)
  4. Vioxx (9 people, 24.32%)
  5. Prozac (8 people, 21.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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