Miralax and High blood sugar - from FDA reports


High blood sugar is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Colace, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 28,920 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA. Among them, 107 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 29,476 users)

High Blood Sugar

High blood sugar has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 24,118 High blood sugar patients).

On Feb, 08, 2017

28,920 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 107 people (0.37%) have High Blood Sugar

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause High blood sugar?

Gender of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 43.14 %
  • male: 56.86 %

Age of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.23 %
  • 10-19: 3.23 %
  • 20-29: 3.23 %
  • 30-39: 1.08 %
  • 40-49: 16.13 %
  • 50-59: 32.26 %
  • 60+: 40.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (15 people, 14.02%)
  • Muscle Spasms (7 people, 6.54%)
  • Constipation (7 people, 6.54%)
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme (6 people, 5.61%)
  • Depression (6 people, 5.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Colace (32 people, 29.91%)
  • Ambien (31 people, 28.97%)
  • Protonix (30 people, 28.04%)
  • Prilosec (30 people, 28.04%)
  • Lactulose (28 people, 26.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (51 people, 47.66%)
  • High Blood Pressure (44 people, 41.12%)
  • Constipation (43 people, 40.19%)
  • Anaemia (43 people, 40.19%)
  • Pain (38 people, 35.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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