Miralax and Overdose - from FDA reports
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 Ativan, and have Colonoscopy. This review analyzes which people have Overdose 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, 20, 2017
35,362 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 794 people (2.25%) have Overdose
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Miralax when people have Overdose *:
- < 1 month: 70 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6 %
- 10+ years: 2 %
Gender of people who have Overdose when taking Miralax *:
- female: 61.29 %
- male: 38.71 %
Age of people who have Overdose when taking Miralax *:
- 0-1: 0.77 %
- 2-9: 14.18 %
- 10-19: 8.05 %
- 20-29: 3.45 %
- 30-39: 5.36 %
- 40-49: 8.05 %
- 50-59: 9.58 %
- 60+: 50.57 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Colonoscopy (65 people, 8.19%)
- Pain (39 people, 4.91%)
- High Blood Pressure (27 people, 3.40%)
- Muscle Spasticity (26 people, 3.27%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (21 people, 2.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ativan (30 people, 3.78%)
- Aspirin (29 people, 3.65%)
- Prevacid (27 people, 3.40%)
- Neurontin (26 people, 3.27%)
- Prilosec (24 people, 3.02%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Ineffective (121 people, 15.24%)
- Diarrhea (64 people, 8.06%)
- Nausea (45 people, 5.67%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (44 people, 5.54%)
- Pain (37 people, 4.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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