Miralax and Incontinence - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Constipation. This review analyzes which people have Incontinence with Miralax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 33,249 people who have side effects when taking Miralax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2017

33,249 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 62 people (0.19%) have Incontinence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Incontinence?

Time on Miralax when people have Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Incontinence when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 64.41 %
  • male: 35.59 %

Age of people who have Incontinence when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.27 %
  • 10-19: 2.27 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.27 %
  • 40-49: 4.55 %
  • 50-59: 27.27 %
  • 60+: 61.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (7 people, 11.29%)
  • Constipation (7 people, 11.29%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 9.68%)
  • High Blood Pressure (6 people, 9.68%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (5 people, 8.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Colace (12 people, 19.35%)
  • Aspirin (12 people, 19.35%)
  • Zometa (11 people, 17.74%)
  • Ativan (11 people, 17.74%)
  • Cymbalta (10 people, 16.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (24 people, 38.71%)
  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 33.87%)
  • Weakness (19 people, 30.65%)
  • Constipation (19 people, 30.65%)
  • Anaemia (17 people, 27.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Incontinence when taking Miralax?

Miralax

Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 33,817 users)

Incontinence

Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 9,346 Incontinence patients).

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