Miralax and Incontinence - from FDA reports
Incontinence 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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Incontinence with Miralax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 35,362 people who have side effects when taking Miralax from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 31, 2017
35,362 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 64 people (0.18%) have Incontinence
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Miralax when people have Incontinence *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Incontinence when taking Miralax *:
- female: 65.57 %
- male: 34.43 %
Age of people who have Incontinence when taking Miralax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 4.35 %
- 10-19: 4.35 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2.17 %
- 40-49: 4.35 %
- 50-59: 26.09 %
- 60+: 58.7 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (7 people, 10.94%)
- Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 9.38%)
- High Blood Pressure (6 people, 9.38%)
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 7.81%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (5 people, 7.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Colace (12 people, 18.75%)
- Aspirin (12 people, 18.75%)
- Zometa (11 people, 17.19%)
- Ativan (11 people, 17.19%)
- Cymbalta (10 people, 15.62%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (24 people, 37.50%)
- High Blood Pressure (21 people, 32.81%)
- Weakness (19 people, 29.69%)
- Stress And Anxiety (18 people, 28.12%)
- Fatigue (17 people, 26.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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