Review: could Miralax cause Diabetic Gastroparesis?


Summary

Diabetic gastroparesis is reported only by a few people who take Miralax. We study 26,369 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Diabetic gastroparesis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetic gastroparesis and more.

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Miralax

Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 27,402 users)

Diabetic Gastroparesis

Diabetic gastroparesis (paralysis of the muscles of the stomach caused by diabetes) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, extrapyramidal disorder, multiple injuries, chest pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 689 Diabetic gastroparesis patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

26,369 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 5 people (0.02%) have Diabetic Gastroparesis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Diabetic gastroparesis?

Gender of people who have Diabetic Gastroparesis when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have Diabetic Gastroparesis when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 40 %
  • 50-59: 20 %
  • 60+: 40 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vomiting (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Impaired Gastric Emptying (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Hypercalcaemia (1 person, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metoclopramide (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Zofran (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Neurontin (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Lisinopril (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Lantus (3 people, 60.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Constipation (5 people, 100.00%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Asthenia (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Abdominal Pain (4 people, 80.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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