Miralax and Coughing - from FDA reports

Coughing 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 Lasix, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Coughing 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.

On May, 07, 2018

35,362 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 567 people (1.6%) have Coughing

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Miralax when people have Coughing *:

  • < 1 month: 81.82 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 9.09 %

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 61.04 %
  • male: 38.96 %

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 1.73 %
  • 2-9: 4.75 %
  • 10-19: 7.13 %
  • 20-29: 3.89 %
  • 30-39: 6.05 %
  • 40-49: 11.45 %
  • 50-59: 12.1 %
  • 60+: 52.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain: 67 people, 11.82%
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 32 people, 5.64%
  • Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 30 people, 5.29%
  • Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 29 people, 5.11%
  • High Blood Pressure: 28 people, 4.94%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix: 105 people, 18.52%
  • Neurontin: 101 people, 17.81%
  • Protonix: 100 people, 17.64%
  • Zometa: 95 people, 16.75%
  • Prednisone: 94 people, 16.58%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty: 204 people, 35.98%
  • Pain: 187 people, 32.98%
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 180 people, 31.75%
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 158 people, 27.87%
  • Weakness: 149 people, 26.28%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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