Miralax and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have Constipation. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Miralax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 33,249 people who have side effects when taking Miralax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

33,249 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 242 people (0.73%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Hair loss?

Time on Miralax when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 27.27 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 86.7 %
  • male: 13.3 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5.03 %
  • 10-19: 8.38 %
  • 20-29: 0.56 %
  • 30-39: 5.03 %
  • 40-49: 19.55 %
  • 50-59: 10.61 %
  • 60+: 50.84 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Constipation (58 people, 23.97%)
  • Depression (44 people, 18.18%)
  • Pain (42 people, 17.36%)
  • Migraine (27 people, 11.16%)
  • Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (23 people, 9.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (38 people, 15.70%)
  • Xanax (34 people, 14.05%)
  • Lisinopril (33 people, 13.64%)
  • Tylenol (32 people, 13.22%)
  • Percocet (32 people, 13.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (93 people, 38.43%)
  • Weakness (75 people, 30.99%)
  • Pain (71 people, 29.34%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (70 people, 28.93%)
  • Nausea (69 people, 28.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Miralax

Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 33,825 users)

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