Miralax and Weight loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight loss is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Protonix, and have Depression . We study 28,920 people who have side effects while taking Miralax from FDA. Among them, 85 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.

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Miralax

Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 29,476 users)

Weight Loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 27,753 Weight loss patients).

On Jan, 26, 2017

28,920 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 85 people (0.29%) have Weight Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Miralax cause Weight loss?

Gender of people who have Weight Loss when taking Miralax *:

  • female: 65.88 %
  • male: 34.12 %

Age of people who have Weight Loss when taking Miralax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 21.43 %
  • 40-49: 20.0 %
  • 50-59: 18.57 %
  • 60+: 40.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (10 people, 11.76%)
  • Depression (10 people, 11.76%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (9 people, 10.59%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 7.06%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (6 people, 7.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (42 people, 49.41%)
  • Zometa (41 people, 48.24%)
  • Ambien (38 people, 44.71%)
  • Lasix (31 people, 36.47%)
  • Decadron (31 people, 36.47%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (51 people, 60.00%)
  • Weakness (46 people, 54.12%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (45 people, 52.94%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (41 people, 48.24%)
  • Constipation (39 people, 45.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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