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Review: could Miralax cause Hair loss?
We study 9,009 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 104 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss 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.
Hair loss (latest reports from 229,073 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Sep, 11, 2014: 9,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 104 people (1.15%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Miralax when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||0.00%||20.00%||40.00%||0.00%||40.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Miralax * :
|Hair loss||79.25%||20.75% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Miralax * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||9.68%||10.75%||1.08%||2.15%||30.11%||6.45%||39.78% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Miralax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (37 people, 35.58%)
- Constipation (32 people, 30.77%)
- Pain (23 people, 22.12%)
- Intervertebral disc degeneration (23 people, 22.12%)
- Migraine (23 people, 22.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Percocet (29 people, 27.88%)
- Lisinopril (27 people, 25.96%)
- Paxil (27 people, 25.96%)
- Coumadin (27 people, 25.96%)
- Skelaxin (26 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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