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Review: could Miralax cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?

We study 9,016 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

Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,260 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 426,720 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 9,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 204 people (2.26%) have Renal Failure.

Trend of Renal failure in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Renal failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure33.33%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Miralax * :

FemaleMale
Renal failure56.00%44.00%

Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Miralax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure0.00%2.16%3.24%0.00%12.97%16.22%24.86%40.54%

Severity of Renal failure when taking Miralax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Renal failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (25 people, 12.25%)
  2. Pain (22 people, 10.78%)
  3. Constipation (22 people, 10.78%)
  4. Nausea (16 people, 7.84%)
  5. Dyspnoea (11 people, 5.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (67 people, 32.84%)
  2. Ms contin (60 people, 29.41%)
  3. Ambien (58 people, 28.43%)
  4. Zometa (58 people, 28.43%)
  5. Aspirin (58 people, 28.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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