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Review: could Miralax cause High blood sugar?

Summary: High blood sugar could be caused by Miralax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Lactulose, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 8,997 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA and social media. Among them, 93 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 9,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 93 people (1.03%) have High Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.07% of all the 140,051 people who have High Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.

Trend of High blood sugar in Miralax reports

Time on Miralax when people have High blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood sugar0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Miralax * :

FemaleMale
High blood sugar45.65%54.35%

Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Miralax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood sugar0.00%3.45%3.45%1.15%1.15%21.84%32.18%36.78%

Severity of High blood sugar when taking Miralax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (14 people, 15.05%)
  2. Muscle spasms (7 people, 7.53%)
  3. Glioblastoma multiforme (6 people, 6.45%)
  4. Depression (5 people, 5.38%)
  5. Hormone replacement therapy (5 people, 5.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lactulose (30 people, 32.26%)
  2. Colace (29 people, 31.18%)
  3. Decadron (28 people, 30.11%)
  4. Protonix (27 people, 29.03%)
  5. Ambien (26 people, 27.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • My 3 year old gets constipated. She has been on Miralax for atleast 1 year now. This past week she had an absence seizure in her sleep. Wet the bed, head turned to left and looking upward. this lasted about 35 min. could Miralax be the reason she had a seizure.

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