Miralax and Renal failure - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Renal failure 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, 21, 2017
35,362 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 313 people (0.89%) have Renal failure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Miralax when people have Renal failure *:
- < 1 month: 57.14 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
- 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Miralax *:
- female: 52.13 %
- male: 47.87 %
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Miralax *:
- 0-1: 0.37 %
- 2-9: 2.99 %
- 10-19: 3.73 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 10.45 %
- 40-49: 14.55 %
- 50-59: 19.4 %
- 60+: 48.51 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (43 people, 13.74%)
- Pain (34 people, 10.86%)
- Nausea (22 people, 7.03%)
- High Blood Pressure (18 people, 5.75%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (16 people, 5.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (89 people, 28.43%)
- Colace (71 people, 22.68%)
- Ambien (71 people, 22.68%)
- Zometa (70 people, 22.36%)
- Ms Contin (69 people, 22.04%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (94 people, 30.03%)
- Breathing Difficulty (84 people, 26.84%)
- Pain (81 people, 25.88%)
- Fatigue (80 people, 25.56%)
- Nausea (78 people, 24.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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