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Review: could Miralax cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Percocet, and have Depression.
We study 9,020 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 105 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,268 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.
Hair loss (latest reports from 41,549 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Nov, 13, 2014: 9,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 105 people (1.16%) 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%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Miralax * :
|Hair loss||78.50%||21.50% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Miralax * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||9.57%||11.70%||1.06%||2.13%||29.79%||6.38%||39.36% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Miralax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||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, 35.24%)
- Constipation (33 people, 31.43%)
- Pain (23 people, 21.90%)
- Intervertebral disc degeneration (23 people, 21.90%)
- Migraine (23 people, 21.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Percocet (29 people, 27.62%)
- Lisinopril (27 people, 25.71%)
- Paxil (27 people, 25.71%)
- Coumadin (27 people, 25.71%)
- Skelaxin (26 people, 24.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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(Asked by a 47 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Oxcarbazepine)
has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot it just seems like the last month and a half maybe that I've noticed that my hair has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot where its really thin and you can see the scalp and he increased my dosage by 600 mi ...
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I had a two-level spinal fusion at L4-S1 in 2000 after being injuried at work in Sept. 24, 1997. I lost everything after...the unjury, ability to do my job, my wife and family (couldn't take the strain) my home, my sense of self and purpose, direction and belonging...credit rating and ability to pay ...
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- What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now i've stopped using it, but i lost hair in frontal region and i want to regrow it.
(Asked by a 21 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Fluticasone Propionate)
What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking Fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now I've stopped using it, but I lost hair in frontal region and I want to regrow it.
- What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking xanax. i understand it has caused my hair loss. i once had very thick hair. now i'm almost bald. i'm stopping the xanax. now what??
(Asked by a 64 year old woman who has Loss Of Hair, and takes Xanax)
How can I get my hair to grow back if I stop xanax
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