Review: could Miralax cause Lose weight?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 9,001 people who take Miralax. Among them, 68 have Lose weight. See who they are, when they have Lose weight and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
For patients like me, how are my drugs? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. We use data reported since 1977 till to date. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now >>>
Miralax (latest outcomes from 9,237 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation, irritable bowel syndrome. Commonly reported side effects of Miralax include pain exacerbated, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, pain, nausea.
Lose weight (latest reports from 95,646 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 9,001 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax. Among them, 68 people (0.76%) have Lose Weight.
Time on Miralax when people have Lose weight * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lose weight||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Lose weight when taking Miralax * :
|Lose weight||66.67%||33.33% |
Age of people who have Lose weight when taking Miralax * :
|Lose weight||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||23.33%||20.00%||20.00%||36.67% |
Severity of Lose weight when taking Miralax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lose weight||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Lose weight ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (9 people, 13.24%)
- Depression (9 people, 13.24%)
- Pain (7 people, 10.29%)
- Anxiety (5 people, 7.35%)
- Insomnia (4 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Protonix (40 people, 58.82%)
- Zometa (35 people, 51.47%)
- Ambien (34 people, 50.00%)
- Decadron (30 people, 44.12%)
- Lasix (27 people, 39.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related topic: Miralax, Lose weight
You can also:
On eHealthMe, Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350) is often used for constipation. Find out below the conditions Miralax is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Miralax used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Browse Miralax side effects from A to Z:
Browse Miralax drug interactions with drugs from A to Z:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
Comments from related studies:
From this study (1 week ago):
I have experienced a 12 lb weight loss since I started taking Afinitor 4 months ago. Do patient's gain the weight again if they stop taking this drug?
From this study (2 weeks ago):
I explained to my cardiologist that I felt this medicine was causing me to loss weight. He said for me to eat more. I eat a lot. Wasn't losing weight until I started taking both Amlodipine and Benazopril
From this study (3 weeks ago):
When I started taking effexor in January 2013, I started loosing weight excessively. From 220lbs to 173. I was very tired all the time and was very thirsty. In October, i ran out of the Effexor and at this point, i dont remember a lot. After 4 days of not having it, i went into a diabetic coma. Not knowing i had diabetes. So the outcome was that i was diagnosed as type 1 diabetic.
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
More questions for: Miralax, Lose weight
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Hair loss with miralax
My hair started thinning out probably within a few weeks of starting Miralax on a daily basis. I continued taking it for approximately 6 months never thinking it was the Miralax. It being the only new drug I had been on, I looked on-line and immediately stopped taking it after seeing the side effect ...
- Topamax for weight loss, causing diarrhea
I was taking Topamax for weight loss and it worked very well. After 2 months I started having diarrhea. I stopped Topamax and the diarrhea stopped. Is there any drug or supplement I can take Topamax that will stop the diarrhea?
- Effexor xr 150 mg and phentermine 37.5 mg
phentermine has caused significant weight loss. Effexor XR manages my GAD and depression but causes random physiological anxiety attacks, drastic increase in sweating, vivid and nightly nightmares
More reviews for: Miralax, Lose weight
Related drug studies for: Miralax, Lose weight
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.