Miralax and Mucous stools - from FDA reports


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 Ambien, and have Constipation . We study 28,920 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA. 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 29,477 users)

Mucous Stools

Mucous stools (mucous with stool) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 1,179 Mucous stools patients).

On Feb, 08, 2017

28,920 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: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 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 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Constipation (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Pain (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Colonoscopy (2 people, 10.53%)
  • High Blood Pressure (1 person, 5.26%)
  • Bowel Movement Irregularity (1 person, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Xanax (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Lidoderm (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Clonazepam (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Ambien (3 people, 15.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Haematochezia (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Insomnia (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Diarrhea (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Constipation (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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