Miralax and Weight loss - from FDA reports
Weight loss is found among people who take Miralax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Protonix, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Weight loss with Miralax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 35,362 people who have side effects when taking Miralax from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
35,362 people reported to have side effects when taking Miralax.
Among them, 87 people (0.25%) have Weight loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Weight loss when taking Miralax *:
- female: 64.37 %
- male: 35.63 %
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: 22.54 %
- 40-49: 19.72 %
- 50-59: 18.31 %
- 60+: 39.44 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (11 people, 12.64%)
- Depression (11 people, 12.64%)
- Multiple Myeloma (9 people, 10.34%)
- Stress And Anxiety (7 people, 8.05%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (6 people, 6.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Protonix (42 people, 48.28%)
- Zometa (41 people, 47.13%)
- Ambien (38 people, 43.68%)
- Lasix (31 people, 35.63%)
- Decadron (31 people, 35.63%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (51 people, 58.62%)
- Weakness (46 people, 52.87%)
- Stress And Anxiety (45 people, 51.72%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (42 people, 48.28%)
- Nausea (40 people, 45.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 35,963 users)
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I have had hypothyroidism for about 15 years and even though I wasn't the best for taking my meds correctly I never really had a problem but that is until I was hospitalized in Feb. of 2017 for strep and the flu at the same time. The Dr. at the hospital upped my dosage from 200 mcg (which I had ...
i forgot to add to my post that I believe my weight loss of 20 lbs over the last 5 years is from the temazepam. Any suggestions or comments, I am very thin, and cannot gain weight, especially the weight i lost.
User reviews to the study
I took Miralax daily for probably close to a year I already had suffered from anxiety and depression. It got progressively worse several months ago and I never correlated it with Miralax still giving it some research. Since then I have stopped except for taking it one time a couple weeks ago. ...
Diagnosis: SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth) I took nine doses of Xifaxan (four days/two per day 550 mg each tablet) and stopped because of increased abdominal bloating and diarrhea. One to three days later I took a dose of Miralax for constipation. I may have taken a second ...
hi I have been on Temazepan for the last 5 years, 25 milligrams. I am thinking of going off it. I have tried twice without success. Any suggestons, or better substitutes. I am an active 82 year old female
I have been on temazepan for about 5 years, without any side effects. However, just lately, I discovered that weight loss is a side effect. I have lost about 20 lbs in the last 5 years, and took every test to find out why. I now believe it is from the temazepan, and i dont want to go off
I have been using a generic Miralax daily for about 4 years now, and have recently developed tiny red spots on my lower legs. I take no the medication on a regular basis, and I have no other symptoms, so I am wondering if this could be a reaction to the Miralax.