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Moviprep vs Miralax, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 56

This is personalized comparison of Moviprep vs Miralax for a female aged 56. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Moviprep (latest outcomes from 1,467 users) has active ingredients of ascorbic acid; polyethylene glycol 3350; potassium chloride; sodium ascorbate; sodium chloride; sodium sulfate. It is often used in colonoscopy abnormal.

Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,260 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.

On Jul, 27, 2014: 802 female patients aged 51 who take the same drugs are studied in Moviprep vs Miralax

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female51Colonoscopy

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Moviprep ascorbic acid; polyethylene glycol 3350; potassium chloride; sodium ascorbate; sodium chloride; sodium sulfatenot specified
Miralax polyethylene glycol 3350not specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 51 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
MoviprepMiralax
VomitingConstipation
DiarrhoeaNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
PainAnxiety
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Pain
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Abdominal PainBack Pain
Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Gastrointestinal Sounds AbnormalDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Colitis (inflammation of colon)Depression
Abdominal DistensionPain In Extremity

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
MoviprepMiralax
Depression
Dry Mouth
Swallowing Difficulty
Drowsiness
Vomiting
Irritability
Restlessness (not able to rest)
Constipation
Dizziness
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Moviprep0.000.000.000.000.00
Miralax0.00%15.91%27.27%40.91%15.91%

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On eHealthMe, Moviprep (ascorbic acid; polyethylene glycol 3350; potassium chloride; sodium ascorbate; sodium chloride; sodium sulfate) is often used to treat colonoscopy abnormal. Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350) 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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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