Miralax and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports
Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Protonix, and have Constipation . We study 28,920 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA. Among them, 28 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.
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Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 29,476 users)
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, back pain, muscle spasticity (latest reports from 13,481 Withdrawal syndrome patients).
On Feb, 21, 2017
28,920 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 28 people (0.1%) have Withdrawal Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Miralax when people have Withdrawal Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Miralax *:
- female: 82.14 %
- male: 17.86 %
Age of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Miralax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 5.26 %
- 30-39: 26.32 %
- 40-49: 10.53 %
- 50-59: 42.11 %
- 60+: 15.79 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (10 people, 35.71%)
- Constipation (10 people, 35.71%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (8 people, 28.57%)
- Stress And Anxiety (7 people, 25.00%)
- Depression (5 people, 17.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Protonix (7 people, 25.00%)
- Reglan (6 people, 21.43%)
- Aciphex (6 people, 21.43%)
- Lidoderm (5 people, 17.86%)
- Ambien (5 people, 17.86%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Constipation (12 people, 42.86%)
- Stress And Anxiety (9 people, 32.14%)
- Fatigue (8 people, 28.57%)
- Flatulence (7 people, 25.00%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (6 people, 21.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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