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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Constipation.
We study 9,033 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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Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from 9,285 Miralax users)
Mucous stools (mucous with stool) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, high blood pressure, acne, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 579 Mucous stools patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 9,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 7 people (0.08%) have Mucous Stools.
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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- A study of drug interactions between Miralax, Singulair for a 6-year old girl with Constipation, Asthma.
- A study of drug interactions between Miralax, Omeprazole, Verapamil Hydrochloride, Hydrochlorothiazide, Cetirizine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D, Hydroxyzine, Sertraline, Lamotrigine, Proair Hfa, Advair Diskus 250/50, Montelukast Sodium for a 39-year old woman with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Acid Reflux, High Blood Pressure, Allergy, Vitamin D Decreased, Anxiety Disorder, Chronic Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Asthma. The patient has Bronchitis Acute, Irregular Heartbeat
- A study of side effects of Polyethylene Glycol 3350 for a 51-year old woman with Constipation. The patient has Flushing
- A study of side effects of Miralax for a 7-year old boy with Constipation. The patient has Nightmare
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