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. This review analyzes which people have High blood sugar 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, 17, 2017

33,249 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 110 people (0.33%) 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: 43.81 %
  • male: 56.19 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.12 %
  • 10-19: 3.12 %
  • 20-29: 3.12 %
  • 30-39: 1.04 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 31.25 %
  • 60+: 41.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (15 people, 13.64%)
  • Constipation (8 people, 7.27%)
  • Muscle Spasms (7 people, 6.36%)
  • Nausea (6 people, 5.45%)
  • Depression (6 people, 5.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Colace (32 people, 29.09%)
  • Protonix (31 people, 28.18%)
  • Prilosec (31 people, 28.18%)
  • Ambien (31 people, 28.18%)
  • Lactulose (28 people, 25.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (52 people, 47.27%)
  • High Blood Pressure (45 people, 40.91%)
  • Constipation (44 people, 40.00%)
  • Anaemia (44 people, 40.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (39 people, 35.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have High blood sugar when taking 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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High blood sugar has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 25,309 High blood sugar patients).

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