Review: could Miralax cause Mucous Stools?


Summary

Mucous stools 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 Clonazepam, and have Constipation . We study 26,369 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Mucous stools. Find out below who they are, when they have Mucous stools and more.

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Miralax

Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 27,403 users)

Mucous Stools

Mucous stools (mucous with stool) has been reported by people with globulins decreased, abdominal pain, nausea, immunodeficiency, sleep disorder (latest reports from 1,100 Mucous stools patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

26,369 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 19 people (0.07%) have Mucous Stools


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Mucous stools?

Time on Miralax when people have Mucous Stools *:

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

Gender of people who have Mucous Stools when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 73.68 %
  • male: 26.32 %

Age of people who have Mucous Stools when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.25 %
  • 40-49: 18.75 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 75.0 %

Severity if Mucous Stools when taking Miralax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Mucous Stools **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Constipation (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Pain (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Colonoscopy (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (1 person, 5.26%)
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma (1 person, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Protonix (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Motrin (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Morphine Sulfate (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Clonazepam (3 people, 15.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Haematochezia (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Insomnia (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Constipation (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Abdominal Pain (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Abdominal Distension (4 people, 21.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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