Review: Amitiza and Miralax
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amitiza and Miralax. It is created by eHealthMe based on 241 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 20, 2014: 241 people who reported to have interactions when taking Amitiza, Miralax are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Amitiza (lubiprostone)
- Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Amitiza, Miralax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||108|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||64|
|Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)||43|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Amitiza, Miralax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Colonic Polyp (extra part of colon tissue grow in intestine)||5|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||4|
|Drug Effect Decreased||2|
|Bad Sour Taste In Mouth||1|
|Lyrica - Swelling, Water Retention, Hbp, Anxiety, Stomach Pain||1|
|Advair Hfa 115 - Weight Gain, May Affect Blood Pressure||1|
|Nipples Leaking Fluid||1|
|Amitriptyline Hydrochloride (vintage Pharms) - 10mg - Weight Gain, Swelling, Blood Pressure||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis
- Multiple myeloma
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Amitiza (lubiprostone) is often used to treat constipation. 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:
- Amitiza is used in:
- Miralax is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Amitiza alternatives:
- Miralax alternatives:
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?
- 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 ...
- 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 ...
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