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Miralax Safety Information and Side Effects

Miralax Safety Information

Off Label Use ( 484 reports)    ➢ More

Faeces Soft, Abnormal Faeces, Muscle Spasms, Off Label Use

This case suggests a potential Miralax Off Label Use side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): constipation and used Miralax (dosage: 1 Capful Qd) starting 201311. Soon after starting Miralax the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Faeces Soft
  • Abnormal Faeces
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Off Label Use
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Citrucel (calcium Carbonate (+) Cholecalciferol (+) Methylcellulose)
  • Although Miralax demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Off Label Use, may still occur.

    Diarrhoea ( 144 reports)    ➢ More

    Diarrhoea, Dark Circles Under Eyes, Off Label Use

    Adverse event was reported on Feb 28, 2014 by a male taking Miralax (Dosage: NA) . Location: US , child 10 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Miralax side effects: diarrhoea, dark circles under eyes, off label use.

    Overdose ( 142 reports)    ➢ More


    This Overdose problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 10-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): constipation.On Jan 26, 2014 a consumer started treatment with Miralax (dosage: Unk Unk, Qd). The following health products were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Miralax, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Overdose
    Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Overdose, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Flatulence ( 81 reports)    ➢ More


    A case of a patient (weight: NA) from US was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: constipation and was treated with Miralax (dosage: 17 G, Qd) starting 201306. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Flatulence
    This opens a possibility that Miralax could cause Flatulence and that some subjects may be more susceptible.

    Underdose ( 72 reports)    ➢ More

    Unevaluable Event, Underdose

    on Feb 05, 2014 a male from US , 93 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Miralax. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Miralax side effects: unevaluable event, underdose. Miralax dosage: 8.5 G, Qd.

    Common Miralax Side Effects

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    Off Label Use (484)
    Diarrhoea (144)
    Overdose (143)
    Flatulence (84)
    Underdose (72)
    Abdominal Distension (71)
    Constipation (58)
    Nausea (56)
    Abdominal Pain Upper (52)
    Product Taste Abnormal (51)
    Abdominal Pain (51)
    Vomiting (48)
    Product Quality Issue (47)
    Faeces Discoloured (43)
    Product Odour Abnormal (41)
    Malaise (37)
    Pain (36)
    Pruritus (32)
    Urticaria (31)
    Dyspnoea (30)
    Muscle Spasms (30)
    Dehydration (28)
    Dysgeusia (27)
    Dizziness (26)
    Faecal Incontinence (26)
    Haematochezia (26)
    Rash (25)
    Abnormal Faeces (24)
    Condition Aggravated (24)
    Frequent Bowel Movements (24)
    Asthenia (23)
    Weight Decreased (21)
    Rectal Haemorrhage (21)
    Prescribed Overdose (21)
    Convulsion (19)
    Feeling Abnormal (19)
    Hypersensitivity (18)
    Abdominal Discomfort (18)
    Headache (17)
    Abnormal Behaviour (17)
    Back Pain (16)
    Blood Pressure Increased (15)
    Anxiety (14)
    Product Solubility Abnormal (14)
    Swollen Tongue (14)
    Swelling Face (13)
    Glossodynia (12)
    Incorrect Dose Administered (12)
    No Adverse Event (12)
    Pharyngeal Oedema (12)

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