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Review: could Miralax cause Diabetic gastroparesis?

We study 9,009 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Diabetic gastroparesis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetic gastroparesis and more.

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Miralax

Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,258 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.

Diabetic gastroparesis

Diabetic gastroparesis (paralysis of the muscles of the stomach caused by diabetes) (latest reports from 4,902 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, diabetes, bipolar disorder, osteoporosis.

On Sep, 16, 2014: 9,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 4 people (0.04%) have Diabetic Gastroparesis.

Trend of Diabetic gastroparesis in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Diabetic gastroparesis * :

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

FemaleMale
Diabetic gastroparesis75.00%25.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetic gastroparesis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

Severity of Diabetic gastroparesis when taking Miralax ** :

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How people recovered from Diabetic gastroparesis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Vomiting (1 people, 25.00%)
  2. Impaired gastric emptying (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Diabetic gastroparesis (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metoclopramide (4 people, 100.00%)
  2. Insulin (4 people, 100.00%)
  3. Aspirin (3 people, 75.00%)
  4. Protonix (3 people, 75.00%)
  5. Simvastatin (2 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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