Review: Miralax and Colace
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Miralax and Colace. It is created by eHealthMe based on 676 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
On Mar, 31, 2014: 676 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)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||508|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||376|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||304|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||274|
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)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Loss Of Appetite (lack of feeling to eat)||2|
|Muscle Contractions Involuntary (uncontrolled muscle contraction)||2|
|Loss Of Control Of Legs||2|
|Sacral Pain (pain at sacrum bone region)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
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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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:
Comments from related studies:
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Taking benicar for six months no problem. Started taking Miralax about 2 months ago and I have skin rash and itchiness all over my body, even eyelids are itchy.
Patient is 80 years old. Was in Liver Shock and is recovering. In rehab facility within a period of 24 hours, went from using the bathroom to being incontinent of urine and having visual hallucinations. Is still oriented to time and place. Liver values continuing to improve, all labs okay. Sleep deprived. Not eating well.
Vagus Nerve Stimulator (VNS) - Chronic-recurrent, treatment-resistant, depression. Implanted January, 2007.
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Can miralax cause hyperactivity?
8 yr old female takes Miralax for constipation early evening and then gets hyperactive for short period of time. Is this related?
- Relief from severe stomach pain and alimta?
Father has just completed second round of maintenance chemo called Alimta. He has already been through aggressive cocktail of Avastin, Carboplatin, and Taclitaxel initially. After that, Avastin as a maintenance chemo every 3 weeks. Radiation was also given specifically to specific spine area. After ...
- 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 ...
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