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Review: could Miralax cause Overdose?

Summary: Overdose 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 Prevacid, and have Constipation.

We study 9,020 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 200 have Overdose. Find out below who they are, when they have Overdose and more.

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Miralax

Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,268 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.

Trend of miralax reports

Overdose

Overdose (latest reports from 221,278 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, osteoporosis.

Trend of Overdose reports

On Oct, 31, 2014: 9,016 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 200 people (2.22%) have Overdose.

Trend of Overdose in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Overdose * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Overdose80.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Overdose when taking Miralax * :

FemaleMale
Overdose59.00%41.00%

Age of people who have Overdose when taking Miralax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Overdose0.00%10.84%1.20%1.20%10.84%15.66%12.05%48.19%

Severity of Overdose when taking Miralax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Overdose ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Constipation (53 people, 26.50%)
  2. Pain (20 people, 10.00%)
  3. Muscle spasticity (10 people, 5.00%)
  4. Endometrial cancer (5 people, 2.50%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (5 people, 2.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prevacid (23 people, 11.50%)
  2. Ativan (21 people, 10.50%)
  3. Neurontin (19 people, 9.50%)
  4. Aspirin (18 people, 9.00%)
  5. Reglan (18 people, 9.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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