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Review: could Miralax cause Electrolyte depletion?
We study 9,009 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Electrolyte depletion. Find out below who they are, when they have Electrolyte depletion and more.
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Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,260 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.
Electrolyte depletion (act of decreasing electrolyte markedly) (latest reports from 970 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, nausea, pain, multiple myeloma.
On Sep, 14, 2014: 9,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Electrolyte Depletion.
Time on Miralax when people have Electrolyte depletion * :
Gender of people who have Electrolyte depletion when taking Miralax * :
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Age of people who have Electrolyte depletion when taking Miralax * :
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Severity of Electrolyte depletion when taking Miralax ** :
How people recovered from Electrolyte depletion ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Chest pain (1 people, 50.00%)
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (1 people, 50.00%)
- Pain (1 people, 50.00%)
- Myelodysplastic syndrome (1 people, 50.00%)
- Bipolar disorder (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (2 people, 100.00%)
- Carisoprodol (1 people, 50.00%)
- Prilosec (1 people, 50.00%)
- Femara (1 people, 50.00%)
- Fluoxetine hydrochloride (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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My son started on this medication when he was 15 months old for chronic impaction, back when it was still available by prescription only. His pediatric gastroenterologist prescribed the full 17 gram dose daily. He took it until he was 4.5 years old. He frequently had encopresis, or a leakage of liquid stool around the impacted stool. He was also a very chubby little guy when he started on this medication. But he quickly lost a ton of weight and was never able to gain really. When he was 11, he still fit in size 4T underwear (for 4 year olds). He was diagnosed with Failure to Thrive and he underwent abdominal surgery to receive a feeding tube to try to get up to a healthy weight. He was also diagnosed with Autism. He had no developmental delays or any issues at all prior to starting this medication. Now, he has trouble communicating, he receives special education accommodations in school, and he has trouble dealing with life in general (meltdowns, sensory problems, inability to proper assess and navigate social situations, echolalia, etc.).
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