Miralax and Obesity - from FDA reports
Obesity is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Protonix, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 45,462 people who have side effects when taking Miralax from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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45,462 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 98 people (0.22%) have Obesity
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Miralax when people have Obesity *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Obesity when taking Miralax *:
- female: 62.24 %
- male: 37.76 %
Age of people who have Obesity when taking Miralax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.28 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain: 13 people, 13.27%
- Depression: 11 people, 11.22%
- Stress And Anxiety: 9 people, 9.18%
- Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 9 people, 9.18%
- Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 8 people, 8.16%
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Protonix: 44 people, 44.90%
- Zometa: 41 people, 41.84%
- Ambien: 38 people, 38.78%
- Lasix: 33 people, 33.67%
- Decadron: 31 people, 31.63%
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain: 53 people, 54.08%
- Stress And Anxiety: 50 people, 51.02%
- Weakness: 48 people, 48.98%
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 43 people, 43.88%
- Fever: 41 people, 41.84%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
FDA reports used in this study
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Do you have Obesity while taking Miralax?
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