Review: could Miralax cause Myalgia?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 9,001 people who take Miralax. Among them, 196 have Myalgia. See who they are, when they have Myalgia and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,237 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation, irritable bowel syndrome. Commonly reported side effects of Miralax include pain exacerbated, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, pain, nausea.
Myalgia (muscle pain) (latest reports from 494,451 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 16, 2014: 7,784 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 182 people (2.34%) have Myalgia.
Time on Miralax when people have Myalgia * :
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Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Miralax * :
Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Miralax * :
Severity of Myalgia when taking Miralax ** :
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How people recovered from Myalgia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (39 people, 21.43%)
- Constipation (36 people, 19.78%)
- Pain (34 people, 18.68%)
- Osteoporosis (28 people, 15.38%)
- Migraine (23 people, 12.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (74 people, 40.66%)
- Levaquin (48 people, 26.37%)
- Lasix (46 people, 25.27%)
- Percocet (44 people, 24.18%)
- Neurontin (43 people, 23.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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