Review: Amitiza and Miralax
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Amitiza and Miralax. It is created by eHealthMe based on 227 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Amitiza (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of lubiprostone. It is often used in constipation.
Miralax (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 227 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 labored breathing)||76|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||41|
|Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the esophagus)||26|
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)||3|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||2|
|Lyrica - Swelling, Water Retention, Hbp, Anxiety, Stomach Pain||1|
|Amitriptyline Hydrochloride (vintage Pharms) - 10mg - Weight Gain, Swelling, Blood Pressure||1|
|Bad Sour Taste In Mouth||1|
|Drug Effect Decreased||1|
|Nipples Leaking Fluid||1|
|Advair Hfa 115 - Weight Gain, May Affect Blood Pressure||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
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- Multiple sclerosis
- Multiple myeloma
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- By mekuzma: Could oxicotin and cardiopa make a fungal hypomobilic colon?
(for a 47 year old woman who has Gastric Disorder, Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control, Parkinsonism, Major Depression, and takes Amitiza, Oxytocin)
47 year old female, obese, 2008 Mayo diagnosed functional vomitting,, moderate gastric delay.M. tric delay.2009 sarcoidoisis (actively) diagnosed JUNE2013 : INTENSE ABDOMINAL PAIN follows ingesting meals, amitista ineffective. KUB TEST results Reveal colon hypomobility. Cannot eat meals,
(Number of patients like mekuzma: 1,167)
- By harold d. black: What should i do to relieve the flushing symptoms?
(for a 87 year old man who has Parkinson's--tremor, Stiffnes, Swallowing, Hoarseness, Small Fiber Neuropathy, Skin Blushing/flushing, Diet - Constipation, IBS, GERD, Cold Intolerance, Spinal Column Stenosis--pain In Arms,"needles" In Feet, and takes Lyrica, Epa (eicosapentaenoic Acid), Vitamin B12, Losartan Potassium, Benadryl, Norvasc, Vitamin C, Aspirin, Fentanyl-12, Omeprazole, Amitiza)
Was diagnosed with Parkinson's in March 2013. My doctor has prescribed sinemet, which I have tried 3 times, but during each,I have experienced periods of flushing, agitation, and restless legs--to the point of feeling truly ill. He doesn't believe that there is a cause and effect relationship bet ...
(Number of patients like harold d. black: 8,516)
- 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)
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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:
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