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 9,021 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 has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 9,268 users)
Myalgia (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Myalgia 73,413 patients)
On Nov, 23, 2014: 9,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 196 people (2.17%) have Myalgia.
Time on Miralax when people have Myalgia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Miralax * :
Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Miralax * :
Severity of Myalgia when taking Miralax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Myalgia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (41 people, 20.92%)
- Pain (36 people, 18.37%)
- Constipation (36 people, 18.37%)
- Osteoporosis (29 people, 14.80%)
- Muscle spasms (23 people, 11.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (77 people, 39.29%)
- Levaquin (50 people, 25.51%)
- Lasix (49 people, 25.00%)
- Neurontin (46 people, 23.47%)
- Percocet (45 people, 22.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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