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Review: could Miralax cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?

Summary: High blood sugar is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Lactulose, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 9,027 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

Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from 9,275 Miralax users)

High blood sugar

High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 17,102 High blood sugar patients)

On Jan, 25, 2015: 9,027 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 93 people (1.03%) have High Blood Sugar.

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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