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Review: could Miralax cause Nausea and vomiting?

Summary: Nausea and vomiting 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 Zofran, and have Pain.

We study 9,027 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 733 have Nausea and vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and vomiting and more.

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Miralax

Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from 9,275 Miralax users)

Nausea and vomiting

Nausea and vomiting has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 142,442 Nausea and vomiting patients)

On Jan, 16, 2015: 9,027 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 732 people (8.11%) have Nausea And Vomiting.

Trend of Nausea and vomiting in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Nausea and vomiting * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nausea and vomiting57.89%10.53%21.05%0.00%7.89%2.63%0.00%

Gender of people who have Nausea and vomiting when taking Miralax * :

FemaleMale
Nausea and vomiting66.94%33.06%

Age of people who have Nausea and vomiting when taking Miralax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nausea and vomiting1.89%4.72%10.24%3.46%5.98%16.85%14.02%42.83%

Severity of Nausea and vomiting when taking Miralax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nausea and vomiting14.29%42.86%14.29%28.57%

How people recovered from Nausea and vomiting ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Nausea and vomiting0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (134 people, 18.31%)
  2. Constipation (103 people, 14.07%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (61 people, 8.33%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (53 people, 7.24%)
  5. Hypertension (49 people, 6.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zofran (165 people, 22.54%)
  2. Protonix (160 people, 21.86%)
  3. Aspirin (153 people, 20.90%)
  4. Prilosec (150 people, 20.49%)
  5. Zometa (139 people, 18.99%)

* 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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