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Review: could Miralax cause Urinary tract infection?

We study 9,016 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 420 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection 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.

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 450,550 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 9,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 425 people (4.72%) have Urinary Tract Infection.

Trend of Urinary tract infection in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Urinary tract infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary tract infection0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Miralax * :

FemaleMale
Urinary tract infection68.67%31.33%

Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Miralax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary tract infection0.00%3.70%0.25%1.73%2.22%12.10%23.21%56.79%

Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Miralax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Urinary tract infection0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Urinary tract infection0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Constipation (58 people, 13.65%)
  2. Pain (53 people, 12.47%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (45 people, 10.59%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (37 people, 8.71%)
  5. Osteoporosis (34 people, 8.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (155 people, 36.47%)
  2. Zometa (133 people, 31.29%)
  3. Protonix (114 people, 26.82%)
  4. Ambien (111 people, 26.12%)
  5. Xanax (106 people, 24.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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