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Miralax

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5.8
7.2  Effectiveness
4.1  Side Effects
5.9  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 3 Miralax side effects and 3 Miralax benefits.

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Effectiveness of Miralax by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Miralax, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 5% 60% 30% 5%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 5% 90% 0% 5%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Breathing 0% 0% 95% 5% 0%
Confidence 0% 0% 90% 10% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Digestion 5% 20% 50% 10% 15%
Emotional Well-being 0% 5% 85% 10% 0%
Energy 0% 0% 90% 10% 0%
Eyesight 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Memory 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 0% 90% 10% 0%
Pain 0% 0% 95% 5% 0%
Patience 0% 0% 95% 5% 0%
Sexual Health 5% 5% 85% 5% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 95% 0% 5%
Sleep 0% 0% 95% 5% 0%
Stress Level 0% 5% 85% 10% 0%
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Commonly Reported Miralax Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Bloating 63.6% 27.3% 0% 0% 9.1%
Breathing Difficulties 95% 5% 0% 0% 0%
Cold Symptoms 87.5% 0% 12.5% 0% 0%
Confusion 95% 5% 0% 0% 0%
Diarrhea 70% 15% 5% 5% 5%
Drowsiness 87.5% 0% 0% 12.5% 0%
Fatigue 95% 0% 0% 5% 0%
Gas 42.9% 33.3% 9.5% 14.3% 0%
Headache 95% 0% 5% 0% 0%
Nausea 85% 10% 5% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 62.5% 12.5% 25% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Miralax Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Edema 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Rectal Hemorrhage 95% 5% 0% 0% 0%
Reduced Libido 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Miralax
Since taking Miralax Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Heart attack 1.9%
Hospitalization 1.9%
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User Comments about Miralax
20 Jan 2012 helps to quickly relive occasional constipation quite well, however even though they say it wont give you gas it does.
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10 Oct 2010 I like this medication because it helps with my constipation and it does not have any negative side effects. Sometimes it does not work as effectively as I would like, or as quick.
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18 Aug 2010 I personally don't like the way it works to control constipation.
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02 Jul 2010 I was prescribed this medicine because I was having issues with constipation. I didn't like the taste that much but it helped with the problem. I saw good results after 1 glass and I really enjoyed that.
   —Posted by Viral Patel
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26 Jun 2010 I needed to take it for a colonoscopy I was having done. It tastes horrible even in my favorite Gatorade drink. But the most important thing is that it worked. I was completely clean for the colonoscopy.
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