Review: could Miralax cause Urinary tract infection?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 9,004 people who take Miralax. Among them, 420 have Urinary tract infection. See who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,237 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation, irritable bowel syndrome. Commonly reported side effects of Miralax include pain exacerbated, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, pain, nausea.
Urinary tract infection
Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 440,197 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 9,001 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 425 people (4.72%) have Urinary Tract Infection.
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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