Miralax vs Moviprep

Miralax
(OTC)
Moviprep
(Rx)
Miralax is a laxative.
Moviprep is a laxative.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Concern level
1.1
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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February 18, 1999
August 2, 2006
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
98,678 Discussions
2,494 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Constipation
#2 for Colonoscopy
#3 for Cramping
#4 for Bloating
#5 for IBS
Miralax is approved for Constipation and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Colonoscopy
Moviprep is used in Colonoscopy and is mostly mentioned together with this procedure.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Mir
Weight Gain
3
Burning
1
Dizziness
1
Fainting
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Shaking
1
Paralysis
1
Stroke
1
Pancreatitis
1
Palpitations
1
Mov
Bloating
9
Gagging
9
Dehydration
5
Headaches
4
Stomach Pain
4
Bleeding
3
Insomnia
3
Tiredness
3
Anxiety
2
Weakness
2
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Weight Gain
Mir
Mov
3
0
Burning
Mir
Mov
1
0
Dizziness
Mir
Mov
1
0
Fainting
Mir
Mov
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Mir
Mov
1
0
Shaking
Mir
Mov
1
0
Paralysis
Mir
Mov
1
0
Stroke
Mir
Mov
1
0
Pancreatitis
Mir
Mov
1
0
Palpitations
Mir
Mov
1
0
Bloating
Mov
Mir
9
0
Gagging
Mov
Mir
9
0
Dehydration
Mov
Mir
5
0
Headaches
Mov
Mir
4
0
Stomach Pain
Mov
Mir
4
0
Bleeding
Mov
Mir
3
0
Insomnia
Mov
Mir
3
0
Tiredness
Mov
Mir
3
0
Anxiety
Mov
Mir
2
0
Weakness
Mov
Mir
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Miralax during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Moviprep during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Miralax and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Moviprep and alcohol.
Method of use
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Dosages
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Powder: 17 gram, 17 gram/dose
Powder: 100-7.5-2.691 gram
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Polyethylene Glycol 3350
Peg 3350/Sodium Sulfate/Sod Chloride/Kcl/Ascorbate Sod/Vit C
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Miralax and Moviprep: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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