Review: Levaquin and Miralax drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Levaquin and Miralax. It is created by eHealthMe based on 580 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Levaquin (latest outcomes from 28,740 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,237 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 580 people who reported to have interactions when taking Levaquin, Miralax are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Levaquin (levofloxacin)
- Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Levaquin, Miralax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||272|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||163|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||152|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||139|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||137|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Levaquin, Miralax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)||1|
|Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)||1|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||1|
|Gastroenteritis (inflammation of stomach and intestine)||1|
|Diverticulum (out pouching of a hollow (or a fluid-filled) structure in the body)||1|
|Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
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Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Levaquin (levofloxacin) is often used to treat sinusitis. 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:
- Levaquin is used in:
- Miralax is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Levaquin alternatives:
- Miralax alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By xbluemystx: What has miralax done to my body? please help me...
Years ago after multiple surgeries, I ended up with chronic constipation. GI doctor told me to take 4 doses of miralax everyday. About a year into the medication, I completely changed as a person. I experienced brain fog, anxiety, meltdowns, blowups, sexual dysfunction, and worst of all excessive ...
- By Nana09: Has anyone ever had anxiety attacks while taking miralax?
I have been using Miralax for at least a year,with no problem.Now,I'm having anxiety attacks & my head itches all the time & I do not have dandruff...Is there anyone who has had anything like this while using Miralax (Polyethylene). HELP!!I'M MISERABLE!!!I have to take something for constipation,but ...
- By NCG: I took levaquin for 10 days, had severe breathing difficulty
I took Levaquin for staph infection for 10 days, just got off it yesterday, but had and have persistent breathing problems (can't walk a block without my inhaler). How long will this persist before I'm back to normal?
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