Miralax and Restless leg syndrome - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Restless leg syndrome is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Miralax and have Restless leg syndrome. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 71,894 people who have side effects when taking Miralax from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.



On Nov, 08, 2022

71,894 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 133 people (0.18%) have Restless leg syndrome.


What is Miralax?

Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. eHealthMe is studying from 72,704 Miralax users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Restless leg syndrome?

Restless leg syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) is found to be associated with 2,364 drugs and 1,761 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Miralax and Restless leg syndrome reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Restless leg syndrome?

Time on Miralax when people have Restless leg syndrome *:

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Gender of people who have Restless leg syndrome when taking Miralax*:

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Age of people who have Restless leg syndrome when taking Miralax *:

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Common drugs people take besides Miralax *:

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Common side effects people have besides Restless leg syndrome *:

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Common conditions people have *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Miralax and have Restless leg syndrome?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on polyethylene glycol 3350 (the active ingredients of Miralax) and Miralax (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).

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