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Review: could Miralax cause Loose stools?

Summary: Loose stools is reported only by a few people who take Miralax.

We study 9,020 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Loose stools. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose stools and more.

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Miralax

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

Trend of miralax reports

Loose stools

Loose stools (latest reports from 2,339 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Loose stools reports

On Nov, 27, 2014: 9,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 3 people (0.03%) have Loose Stools.

Trend of Loose stools in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Loose stools * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loose stools0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Loose stools when taking Miralax * :

FemaleMale
Loose stools25.00%75.00%

Age of people who have Loose stools when taking Miralax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loose stools0.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%

Severity of Loose stools when taking Miralax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loose stools0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Loose stools ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loose stools0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. T-cell lymphoma (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Constipation (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Bowel movement irregularity (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simethicone (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Ranitidine (2 people, 66.67%)
  3. Gabapentin (2 people, 66.67%)
  4. Ememas (2 people, 66.67%)
  5. Methotrexate (2 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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