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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

Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,268 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.

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Hair loss

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.

Trend of Hair loss reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 9,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 105 people (1.16%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss78.50%21.50%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%9.57%11.70%1.06%2.13%29.79%6.38%39.36%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Miralax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (37 people, 35.24%)
  2. Constipation (33 people, 31.43%)
  3. Pain (23 people, 21.90%)
  4. Intervertebral disc degeneration (23 people, 21.90%)
  5. Migraine (23 people, 21.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Percocet (29 people, 27.62%)
  2. Lisinopril (27 people, 25.71%)
  3. Paxil (27 people, 25.71%)
  4. Coumadin (27 people, 25.71%)
  5. Skelaxin (26 people, 24.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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