Review: could Miralax cause Mucous stools?
Summary: Mucous stools could be caused by Miralax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Constipation.
We study 8,997 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Mucous stools. Find out below who they are, when they have Mucous stools and more.
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On Apr, 16, 2014: 8,997 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 7 people (0.08%) have Mucous Stools. They amount to 0.31% of all the 2,288 people who have Mucous Stools on eHealthMe.
Time on Miralax when people have Mucous stools * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Mucous stools||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Mucous stools when taking Miralax * :
|Mucous stools||85.71%||14.29% |
Age of people who have Mucous stools when taking Miralax * :
|Mucous stools||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||28.57%||0.00%||57.14% |
Severity of Mucous stools when taking Miralax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Mucous stools||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Mucous stools ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Mucous stools||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Constipation (3 people, 42.86%)
- Pain (2 people, 28.57%)
- Abdominal pain (1 people, 14.29%)
- Ulcerative colitis (1 people, 14.29%)
- High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (1 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (4 people, 57.14%)
- Ambien (3 people, 42.86%)
- Diazepam (3 people, 42.86%)
- Cymbalta (3 people, 42.86%)
- Fentanyl-100 (3 people, 42.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 weeks ago):
My 3 year old gets constipated. She has been on Miralax for atleast 1 year now. This past week she had an absence seizure in her sleep. Wet the bed, head turned to left and looking upward. this lasted about 35 min. could Miralax be the reason she had a seizure.
From this study (1 month ago):
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From this study (2 months ago):
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