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 9,033 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 has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from 9,285 Miralax 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, muscle spasticity, back pain. (latest reports from 9,229 Withdrawal syndrome patients)
On Apr, 3, 2015: 9,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 22 people (0.24%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.
Time on Miralax when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Miralax * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||90.91%||9.09% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Miralax * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||28.57%||21.43%||35.71%||14.29% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Miralax ** :
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (9 people, 40.91%)
- Constipation (7 people, 31.82%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (7 people, 31.82%)
- Anxiety (5 people, 22.73%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (5 people, 22.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Protonix (7 people, 31.82%)
- Aciphex (6 people, 27.27%)
- Reglan (6 people, 27.27%)
- Ativan (5 people, 22.73%)
- Percocet (5 people, 22.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Ventolin, Singulair, Apple Cider Vinegar, Turmeric, Dandelion, Milk Thistle, Miralax, Magnesium Citrate, Inositol, Vitamin D, L-glutamine, Prednisone, Colazal, Humira for a 33-year old woman with Asthma, General Physical Condition, Inflammation, Abdominal Bloating, Liver Disorder, Constipation, Ulcerative Colitis.
- A study of drug interactions between Miralax, Singulair for a 6-year old girl with Constipation, Asthma.
- A study of drug interactions between Miralax, Omeprazole, Verapamil Hydrochloride, Hydrochlorothiazide, Cetirizine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D, Hydroxyzine, Sertraline, Lamotrigine, Proair Hfa, Advair Diskus 250/50, Montelukast Sodium for a 39-year old woman with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Acid Reflux, High Blood Pressure, Allergy, Vitamin D Decreased, Anxiety Disorder, Chronic Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Asthma. The patient has Bronchitis Acute, Irregular Heartbeat
- A study of side effects of Polyethylene Glycol 3350 for a 51-year old woman with Constipation. The patient has Flushing
- A study of side effects of Miralax for a 7-year old boy with Constipation. The patient has Nightmare
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