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Review: could Miralax cause Loose stools?
We study 9,009 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.
Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,260 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.
Loose stools (latest reports from 9,273 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol.
On Sep, 18, 2014: 9,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 3 people (0.03%) have Loose Stools.
Time on Miralax when people have Loose stools * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loose stools||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Loose stools when taking Miralax * :
|Loose stools||25.00%||75.00% |
Age of people who have Loose stools when taking Miralax * :
|Loose stools||0.00%||75.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00% |
Severity of Loose stools when taking Miralax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loose stools||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loose stools ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loose stools||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- T-cell lymphoma (2 people, 66.67%)
- Constipation (1 people, 33.33%)
- Bowel movement irregularity (1 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Simethicone (2 people, 66.67%)
- Ranitidine (2 people, 66.67%)
- Gabapentin (2 people, 66.67%)
- Ememas (2 people, 66.67%)
- Methotrexate (2 people, 66.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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