Review: could Miralax cause Urinary tract infection?
We study 9,009 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 (latest outcomes from 9,257 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.
Urinary tract infection
Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 451,348 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 9,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 425 people (4.72%) have Urinary Tract Infection. They amount to 0.09% of all the 449,571 people who have Urinary Tract Infection on eHealthMe.
Time on Miralax when people have Urinary tract infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Miralax * :
|Urinary tract infection||68.67%||31.33% |
Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Miralax * :
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||3.70%||0.25%||1.73%||2.22%||12.10%||23.21%||56.79% |
Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Miralax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Constipation (58 people, 13.65%)
- Pain (53 people, 12.47%)
- Multiple sclerosis (45 people, 10.59%)
- Multiple myeloma (37 people, 8.71%)
- Osteoporosis (34 people, 8.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (155 people, 36.47%)
- Zometa (133 people, 31.29%)
- Protonix (114 people, 26.82%)
- Ambien (111 people, 26.12%)
- Xanax (106 people, 24.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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