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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 9,035 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 has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from 9,285 Miralax users)

Myalgia

Myalgia (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,561 Myalgia patients)

On May, 10, 2015: 9,033 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Loss of balance, hand feet numb, muscle cramps, panic attacks, bowel and bladder problems eye vision problems, memory problems, brain fog, brain lesions and many other things.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Feel dependent to take nightly so can go daily

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I have high colestoral and can't take medication for it. My tryglicerides are so high doctors can no longer get a colestoral reading. I have noticed severe muscle pain since taking gravol.

    Reply

    curiosity on Apr, 29, 2015:

    Not tongue problems. I said sleep problems.

    Reply

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