Review: Ddavp and Miralax
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Ddavp and Miralax. It is created by eHealthMe based on 26 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Ddavp (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of desmopressin acetate. It is often used in diabetes insipidus.
Miralax (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 26 people who reported to have interactions when taking Ddavp, Miralax are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Ddavp (desmopressin acetate)
- Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Ddavp, Miralax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Granulocytopenia (lack of granulocyte)||10|
|Parotitis (inflammation of a parotid gland)||6|
|Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)||4|
|Psychomotor Retardation (motormental retardation)||4|
|Toxic Induced Encephalopathy (a degenerative neurologic disorder caused by exposure to toxic substances)||3|
|Tibia Fracture (fracture of lower leg bone)||3|
|Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue.)||3|
|Metabolic Encephalopathy (disorder or disease of the brain due to the body's disability to use energy)||3|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Ddavp, Miralax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Failure to thrive
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- 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 Andrea: My 11 year old daughter has been taking prevacid for about 2 years. she has developed warts and i was wondering if anyone else thought these might be related
(for a 11 year old girl who has Acid Reflux, and takes Prevacid, Miralax)
I was wondering if anyone else noticed warts developing after long term use of Prevacid. I know it sounds really weird, but I've heard that drugs like Prevacid can deplete the body of certain nutrients.
(Number of patients like Andrea: 2,970)
- By Dorothy: I have been taking tramadol and sertraline for 3 years. now my new arthritis doctor tells me i have to change because of serious side effects which i have never exhibited.
(for a 69 year old woman who has Osteoarthritis, Depression, Hypothyroidism, Incontinence - Urinary, Acid Reflux, Adrenal Cortical Insufficiency, High Blood Pressure, Craniopharyngioma, Blood Sodium Increased, and takes Tramadol And Acetaminophen, Sertraline Hydrochloride, Protonix, Lisinopril, Synthroid, Oxybutynin Chloride, Desmopressin Acetate, Cabergoline, Hydrocortisone)
The pharmacist told my new arthritis doctor that Sertraline (antidepressant) and Tramadol (painkiller) has serious side effects including seizures, etc. She wants to substitute the tramadol with oxycontin, a habit-forming drug. I have been taking these drugs (tramadol and Sertraline) together for ...
(Number of patients like Dorothy: 19,469)
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After having one treatment of Gemzar, I had a sever reaction, which caused me to have many seizures. This caused me to developed PRES, which in turn has caused me to have brain damage.When I came out of my induced coma I did not know where I was, nor did I know who my family members were. I could no ...
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My biggest problem is trying to keep my blood pressure at 110 to 140 diastolic and controlling constipation.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Ddavp (desmopressin acetate) is often used to treat diabetes insipidus. 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:
- Ddavp is used in:
- Miralax is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Ddavp alternatives:
- Miralax alternatives:
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