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 9,031 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 9,280 Miralax users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain. (latest reports from 72,154 Renal failure patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 9,029 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Symbicort, Miralax, Zyrtec Allergy, Aspirin, Prempro, Lunesta, Zoloft, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide for a 54-year old woman with Asthma, Constipation, Allergy, Heart Attack, Menopause Hot Flashes, Insomnia, Depression, Hypertension. The patient has Lightheadedness - Fainting
- A study of drug interactions between Flomax, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Linzess, Miralax, Anturol, Olanzapine, Zetia, Nexium, Depakote, Benztropine Mesylate for a 40-year old man with Nocturia, Aggression, Constipation, Schizophrenia, Hyperlipidemia, Gerd, Bipolar Disorder, Medication Side Effects. The patient has Agap Low, Eosinophilia, Mental Status Tests, Leaning Left When Walking, Nocturia
- A study of side effects of Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide for a 57-year old man with Hypertension. The patient has Renal Failure - Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
- A study of drug interactions between Plavix, Lisinopril, Cymbalta for a 88-year old woman with Arterial Stenosis, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Depression - Elderly. The patient has Renal Failure, Pulse Pressure Decreased
- A study of drug interactions between Zofran, Miralax, Zoloft, Protonix for a 15-year old boy with Nausea, Constipation, Abdominal Pain Diagnosis, Gerd. The patient has Urination - Painful
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