Miralax vs Colace, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 42
This is personalized comparison of Miralax vs Colace for a female aged 42. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.
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What are the drugs
Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,255 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.
Colace (latest outcomes from 1,294 users) has active ingredients of docusate . It is often used in constipation.
On May, 13, 2014: 603 female patients aged 37 who take the same drugs are studied in Miralax vs Colace
Information of patient in study:
|Gender||Age||Reason for the drug|
Drugs to compare:
|Miralax||polyethylene glycol 3350||not specified|
eHealthMe real world results:
For females aged 37 (±5):
Most common side effects:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)|
|Vomiting||Anaemia (lack of blood)|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||Anxiety|
|Abdominal Pain||Abdominal Pain|
|Pain||Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)|
|Dizziness||Drug Exposure During Pregnancy|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||Injury|
Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)||Swelling|
|Inflammatory Pain||Loss Of Control Of Legs|
|Chest Pain||Loss Of Appetite (lack of feeling to eat)|
|Sacral Pain (pain at sacrum bone region)||Sacral Pain (pain at sacrum bone region)|
|Talipes (foot deformity in which the foot is twisted inward with the toes pointing down)||Chest Pain|
|Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||Muscle Mass|
|Muscle Mass||Inflammatory Pain|
|Swelling||Muscle Contractions Involuntary (uncontrolled muscle contraction)|
|Loss Of Control Of Legs||Fall|
|Shortness Of Breath||Confusional State|
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
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Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Constipation (24 drugs in 730 reports) (updated 3 days ago)
Side effects in real world:
On eHealthMe, Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350) is often used to treat constipation. Colace (docusate ) is often used to treat constipation. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Miralax is used in:
- Colace is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Miralax alternatives:
- Colace alternatives:
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