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Review: could Miralax cause Myalgia (Muscle aches)?

Summary: Myalgia is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression.

We study 9,020 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 196 have Myalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Myalgia and more.

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Miralax

Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,268 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.

Trend of miralax reports

Myalgia

Myalgia (muscle pain) (latest reports from 73,413 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Myalgia reports

On Nov, 23, 2014: 9,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 196 people (2.17%) have Myalgia.

Trend of Myalgia in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Myalgia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Myalgia0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Miralax * :

FemaleMale
Myalgia81.91%18.09%

Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Miralax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myalgia0.00%2.66%1.60%1.60%10.11%30.32%10.11%43.62%

Severity of Myalgia when taking Miralax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Myalgia0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Myalgia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (41 people, 20.92%)
  2. Pain (36 people, 18.37%)
  3. Constipation (36 people, 18.37%)
  4. Osteoporosis (29 people, 14.80%)
  5. Muscle spasms (23 people, 11.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (77 people, 39.29%)
  2. Levaquin (50 people, 25.51%)
  3. Lasix (49 people, 25.00%)
  4. Neurontin (46 people, 23.47%)
  5. Percocet (45 people, 22.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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