Miralax and Obstruction - from FDA reports
Obstruction 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 Aspirin, and have Crohn's disease. 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, 11 people (0.02%) have Obstruction
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Miralax when people have Obstruction *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Obstruction when taking Miralax *:
- female: 81.82 %
- male: 18.18 %
Age of people who have Obstruction when taking Miralax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Short-Bowel Syndrome (a condition in which the body cannot absorb enough fluids and nutrients because part of the small intestine is missing): 1 person, 9.09%
- Preventive Health Care: 1 person, 9.09%
- Intestinal Obstruction: 1 person, 9.09%
- Indigestion: 1 person, 9.09%
- Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 1 person, 9.09%
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Imdur: 2 people, 18.18%
- Aspirin: 2 people, 18.18%
- Zofran: 1 person, 9.09%
- Creon: 1 person, 9.09%
- Januvia: 1 person, 9.09%
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain: 4 people, 36.36%
- Diarrhea: 3 people, 27.27%
- Drug Ineffective: 3 people, 27.27%
- Abdominal Pain: 2 people, 18.18%
- Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 2 people, 18.18%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
FDA reports used in this study
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Do you have Obstruction while taking Miralax?
You are not alone:
Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 46,067 users)
Obstruction has been reported by people with crohn's disease, diabetes, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 1,607 Obstruction patients).
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