Review: could Miralax cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?
Summary: Renal failure 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 Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 9,021 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 199 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 9,268 users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.(latest reports from Renal failure 72,089 patients)
On Dec, 13, 2014: 9,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 204 people (2.26%) have Renal Failure.
Time on Miralax when people have Renal failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Miralax * :
|Renal failure||56.00%||44.00% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Miralax * :
|Renal failure||0.00%||2.16%||3.24%||0.00%||12.97%||16.22%||24.86%||40.54% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Miralax ** :
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (25 people, 12.25%)
- Pain (22 people, 10.78%)
- Constipation (22 people, 10.78%)
- Nausea (16 people, 7.84%)
- Dyspnoea (11 people, 5.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (67 people, 32.84%)
- Ms contin (60 people, 29.41%)
- Ambien (58 people, 28.43%)
- Zometa (58 people, 28.43%)
- Aspirin (58 people, 28.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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