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Review: could Miralax cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Summary: 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 Pain.

We study 9,020 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Miralax

Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,268 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.

Trend of miralax reports

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 9,186 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome reports

On Oct, 29, 2014: 9,016 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 22 people (0.24%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Miralax * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome90.91%9.09%

Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Miralax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%28.57%21.43%35.71%14.29%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Miralax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (9 people, 40.91%)
  2. Constipation (7 people, 31.82%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (7 people, 31.82%)
  4. Anxiety (5 people, 22.73%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (5 people, 22.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Protonix (7 people, 31.82%)
  2. Aciphex (6 people, 27.27%)
  3. Reglan (6 people, 27.27%)
  4. Ativan (5 people, 22.73%)
  5. Percocet (5 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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