Miralax and Urinary tract infection - from FDA reports


Summary

Urinary tract infection 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 Protonix, and have Constipation. This review analyzes which people have Urinary tract infection with Miralax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 33,249 people who have side effects when taking Miralax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 21, 2017

33,249 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 761 people (2.29%) have Urinary Tract Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Miralax when people have Urinary Tract Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 47.06 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 23.53 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.88 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 69.1 %
  • male: 30.9 %

Age of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.16 %
  • 2-9: 2.7 %
  • 10-19: 0.63 %
  • 20-29: 3.02 %
  • 30-39: 2.86 %
  • 40-49: 10.79 %
  • 50-59: 22.06 %
  • 60+: 57.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Constipation (119 people, 15.64%)
  • Pain (114 people, 14.98%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (91 people, 11.96%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (61 people, 8.02%)
  • Depression (49 people, 6.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (148 people, 19.45%)
  • Colace (143 people, 18.79%)
  • Zofran (141 people, 18.53%)
  • Zometa (140 people, 18.40%)
  • Lasix (129 people, 16.95%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (220 people, 28.91%)
  • Pain (206 people, 27.07%)
  • Fatigue (180 people, 23.65%)
  • Constipation (176 people, 23.13%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (173 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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