Miralax and Fatigue - from FDA reports

Fatigue is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Colace, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Fatigue 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 Apr, 23, 2018

35,362 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 1,933 people (5.47%) have Fatigue

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Miralax when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 47.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 64.44 %
  • male: 35.56 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.33 %
  • 2-9: 2.42 %
  • 10-19: 3.67 %
  • 20-29: 2.23 %
  • 30-39: 4.85 %
  • 40-49: 13.96 %
  • 50-59: 16.25 %
  • 60+: 56.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain: 297 people, 15.36%
  • Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 212 people, 10.97%
  • Stress And Anxiety: 114 people, 5.90%
  • Depression: 109 people, 5.64%
  • Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 104 people, 5.38%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Colace: 318 people, 16.45%
  • Zofran: 312 people, 16.14%
  • Zometa: 307 people, 15.88%
  • Ambien: 275 people, 14.23%
  • Protonix: 271 people, 14.02%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness: 731 people, 37.82%
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 594 people, 30.73%
  • Pain: 543 people, 28.09%
  • Breathing Difficulty: 446 people, 23.07%
  • Stress And Anxiety: 420 people, 21.73%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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