Miralax and Myalgia - from FDA reports
Myalgia is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Myalgia with Miralax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 35,362 people who have side effects when taking Miralax from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 22, 2017
35,362 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 320 people (0.9%) have Myalgia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Miralax when people have Myalgia *:
- < 1 month: 40 %
- 1 - 6 months: 40 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 20 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Miralax *:
- female: 76.51 %
- male: 23.49 %
Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Miralax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 2.17 %
- 10-19: 3.26 %
- 20-29: 1.45 %
- 30-39: 6.88 %
- 40-49: 26.45 %
- 50-59: 12.32 %
- 60+: 47.46 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (57 people, 17.81%)
- Depression (50 people, 15.62%)
- Osteoporosis (44 people, 13.75%)
- Muscle Spasms (30 people, 9.38%)
- Migraine (27 people, 8.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (93 people, 29.06%)
- Lasix (64 people, 20.00%)
- Prilosec (63 people, 19.69%)
- Zometa (62 people, 19.38%)
- Levaquin (59 people, 18.44%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (169 people, 52.81%)
- Pain (142 people, 44.38%)
- Weakness (140 people, 43.75%)
- Joint Pain (131 people, 40.94%)
- Pain In Extremity (123 people, 38.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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