Review: could Miralax cause Nausea and vomiting?
We study 9,009 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 731 have Nausea and vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and vomiting and more.
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Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,257 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.
Nausea and vomiting
Nausea and vomiting (latest reports from 1,058,375 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 9,008 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 731 people (8.12%) have Nausea And Vomiting. They amount to 0.07% of all the 1,055,173 people who have Nausea And Vomiting on eHealthMe.
Time on Miralax when people have Nausea and vomiting * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Nausea and vomiting||56.76%||10.81%||21.62%||0.00%||8.11%||2.70%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Nausea and vomiting when taking Miralax * :
|Nausea and vomiting||67.03%||32.97% |
Age of people who have Nausea and vomiting when taking Miralax * :
|Nausea and vomiting||1.89%||4.73%||10.25%||3.31%||5.99%||16.88%||14.04%||42.90% |
Severity of Nausea and vomiting when taking Miralax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Nausea and vomiting||16.67%||33.33%||16.67%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Nausea and vomiting ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Nausea and vomiting||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (134 people, 18.33%)
- Constipation (102 people, 13.95%)
- Multiple myeloma (61 people, 8.34%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (53 people, 7.25%)
- Hypertension (49 people, 6.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zofran (165 people, 22.57%)
- Protonix (160 people, 21.89%)
- Aspirin (153 people, 20.93%)
- Prilosec (150 people, 20.52%)
- Zometa (139 people, 19.02%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Colleen G (2 years ago):
Six months ago I had a colonoscopy and it was ok and my doctor told me to take MIralax for my cronic constipation and that it would be alright to take it every day,which I do.I also take five different meds for high blood pressure and cholosterol and synthroid. Lately, I have been having turns of nauesea and wonder if its to do with daily Miralax usage. I'm a 78 year old woman and slightly overweight. Please advise if you will. Thank you,respectfully, Mrs.G.
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