Review: Miralax and Colace
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Miralax and Colace. It is created by eHealthMe based on 628 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Miralax (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.
Colace (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of docusate . It is often used in constipation.
On Oct, 11, 2013: 628 people who reported to have interactions when taking Miralax, Colace are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350)
- Colace (docusate )
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Miralax, Colace:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
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Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Miralax, Colace:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycodone hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- By Ritab70: Can i take garcinia cambogia
(for a 63 year old woman who has Cardiovascular Disorder, Hypothyroidism, and takes Ranexa, Fenofibrate, Pravastatin Sodium, Aspirin, Vitamin D, Amlodipine Besylate, Bystolic, Colace)
I quit smoking about 7 years ago and now with being on all the meds I have gained so much weight. Would like to take the Garcinia Cambogia but warnings on the bottle say not to if you have Cardiovascular disease. I have had Cardiac Cath done twice and only once had areas opened with a balloon but no ...
(Number of patients like Ritab70: 6,485)
- By Rhonda: Can miralax cause hair loss
(for a 58 year old woman who has Constipation, Migraine - Common, Hair Loss, and takes Miralax)
I have been having a significant hair loss for the last 4 weeks. I was admitted to the hospital for a GINA bleed and was told that I needed to take Miralax daily. I was wondering if the is a connection between Miralax and my hair loss
(Number of patients like Rhonda: 636)
- By Michelle Nichols MD: How often does thromboyctopenia occur?
(for a 45 year old woman who has Thrombocytopenia, and takes Folic Acid, Vitamin B12, Omeprazole; Sodium Bicarbonate, Flomax, Lisinopril, Coumadin, Metoprolol Tartrate, Colace)
73 year old patient with thrombocytopenia of unknown origin. He has failed Rituxin treatments and initial therapy with steroids has actually caused his platelets to lower. Requesting to see if his current medications may be the culprit.
(Number of patients like Michelle Nichols MD: 5,162)
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(for a 42 year old woman who has PRES & Subararachnoid Hemorrhagge. Brain Damage, Focal Epilepsy, Encephalopathy., and takes Lamictal, Keppra, Dilantin, Lorazepam, Seroquel, Slow-k, Miralax, Lovenox, Ondansetron, Ibuprofen, Sennosides, Folic Acid, Hycodan)
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My biggest problem is trying to keep my blood pressure at 110 to 140 diastolic and controlling constipation.
(Number of patients like Doris Waldhelm: 10,483)
Complete drug side effects:
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:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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