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Review: could Miralax cause Withdrawal syndrome?

We study 9,008 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 9,255 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 56,284 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.

On Jul, 17, 2014: 9,008 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 22 people (0.24%) have Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.04% of all the 55,982 people who have Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.

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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  • My son started on this medication when he was 15 months old for chronic impaction, back when it was still available by prescription only. His pediatric gastroenterologist prescribed the full 17 gram dose daily. He took it until he was 4.5 years old. He frequently had encopresis, or a leakage of liquid stool around the impacted stool. He was also a very chubby little guy when he started on this medication. But he quickly lost a ton of weight and was never able to gain really. When he was 11, he still fit in size 4T underwear (for 4 year olds). He was diagnosed with Failure to Thrive and he underwent abdominal surgery to receive a feeding tube to try to get up to a healthy weight. He was also diagnosed with Autism. He had no developmental delays or any issues at all prior to starting this medication. Now, he has trouble communicating, he receives special education accommodations in school, and he has trouble dealing with life in general (meltdowns, sensory problems, inability to proper assess and navigate social situations, echolalia, etc.).

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  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • vanessa on Jun, 24, 2014:

    I want to warn others of valtrex withdrawal. I took it for a week and then two days later took one and had horrible back and neck pain. After that if I didn't take it I would get weakness in legs and burning and tingling all over and nervousness and horrible back pain. My blood pressure went high and heart rate high all from not taking it. I finally am getting better a few days now. I also had muscle spasms and severe insomnia and restless legs..it was unlike anything before. I do not drink or do drugs..I never thought an antiviral could do this. I want to give you encouragement that it shouldn't last long but go to doctor to get checked anyway.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • It has been over 4 weeks , and the pain is constant and very strong. I never had any stomach pain like this before.

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