Miralax and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports


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 Lyrica, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Withdrawal syndrome with Miralax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 35,362 people who have side effects when taking Miralax from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 23, 2017

35,362 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 42 people (0.12%) have Withdrawal syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Withdrawal syndrome?

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: 73.81 %
  • male: 26.19 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 9.68 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.23 %
  • 30-39: 16.13 %
  • 40-49: 19.35 %
  • 50-59: 29.03 %
  • 60+: 22.58 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (18 people, 42.86%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (9 people, 21.43%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (8 people, 19.05%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (8 people, 19.05%)
  • Depression (6 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (11 people, 26.19%)
  • Colace (8 people, 19.05%)
  • Reglan (7 people, 16.67%)
  • Protonix (7 people, 16.67%)
  • Ambien (6 people, 14.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (9 people, 21.43%)
  • Fatigue (9 people, 21.43%)
  • Dizziness (9 people, 21.43%)
  • Pain (8 people, 19.05%)
  • Nausea (8 people, 19.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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