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Review: could Miralax cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?
We study 9,016 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.
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Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,264 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 143,192 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Oct, 25, 2014: 9,016 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 93 people (1.03%) have High Blood Sugar.
Time on Miralax when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00 |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Miralax * :
|High blood sugar||45.65%||54.35% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Miralax * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||3.45%||3.45%||1.15%||1.15%||21.84%||32.18%||36.78% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Miralax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (14 people, 15.05%)
- Muscle spasms (7 people, 7.53%)
- Glioblastoma multiforme (6 people, 6.45%)
- Depression (5 people, 5.38%)
- Hormone replacement therapy (5 people, 5.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lactulose (30 people, 32.26%)
- Colace (29 people, 31.18%)
- Decadron (28 people, 30.11%)
- Protonix (27 people, 29.03%)
- Ambien (26 people, 27.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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