A study for a 5 year old girl who takes Miralax - from FDA reports


1,254 females aged 5 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 5 year old female patient who has Constipation. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Dec, 05, 2018

1,254 females aged 5 (±5) who take Miralax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Miralax for a 5-year old girl.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 5
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Constipation
  • Drugs taken:
    • Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Stools - Pale Or Clay Colored: 0 (0% of females aged 5 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Aggression
  2. Abnormal behavior
  3. Screaming (a long loud piercing cry)
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  5. Irritability
  6. Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
  7. Excessive eye blinking (excessive blinking is dry eyes)
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  9. Stress and anxiety
  10. Mucosal inflammation (infection of mucous membrane)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Anger
  2. Abnormal behavior
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Feeling abnormal
  5. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry;)
  6. Crying
  7. Aggression
  8. Tic (a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups)
  9. Nausea and vomiting
  10. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Stress and anxiety
  2. Aggression
  3. Anger
  4. Abnormal behavior
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  6. Tic (a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups)
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Abdominal pain
  9. Social avoidant behavior
  10. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry;)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Aggression
  2. Abnormal behavior
  3. Anger
  4. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain)
  5. Crying
  6. Personality change
  7. Depression
  8. Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
  9. Vulvovaginal rash
  10. Vulvovaginal erythema (redness of the skin of vulva and vagina)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Anger
  2. Stress and anxiety
  3. Abnormal behavior
  4. Aggression
  5. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry;)
  6. Disturbance in attention
  7. Drug ineffective
  8. Mental disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)
  9. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  10. Depression
5 - 10 years:
  1. Stress and anxiety
  2. Anger
  3. Irritability
  4. Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
  5. Aggression
  6. Dizziness
  7. Abdominal distension
  8. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  9. Nightmares (unpleasant dreams)
  10. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Nausea and vomiting
  2. Fever
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  6. Drug ineffective
  7. Anger
  8. Aggression
  9. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain)
  10. Abnormal behavior

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Gastrointestinal Disorder (functional problems of gastrointestinal tract): 100 people, 7.97%
  2. Cystic Fibrosis (disease of the secretary glands): 38 people, 3.03%
  3. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 38 people, 3.03%
  4. Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (All) (cancer of the white blood cells characterized by excess lymphoblasts): 34 people, 2.71%
  5. Pain : 33 people, 2.63%
  6. Asthma : 32 people, 2.55%
  7. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 28 people, 2.23%
  8. Neuroblastoma (a cancer that forms in your nerve tissue): 26 people, 2.07%
  9. Hypersensitivity : 25 people, 1.99%
  10. Infantile Spasms : 25 people, 1.99%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Bactrim (69 people, 5.50%)
  2. Prevacid (68 people, 5.42%)
  3. Keppra (63 people, 5.02%)
  4. Zofran (57 people, 4.55%)
  5. Zantac (52 people, 4.15%)
  6. Singulair (37 people, 2.95%)
  7. Zyrtec (35 people, 2.79%)
  8. Albuterol (35 people, 2.79%)
  9. Tylenol (31 people, 2.47%)
  10. Ondansetron (31 people, 2.47%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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