Pharmaceuticals/miralax

Advertisement


Question
what is the actual studies say about miralax damaging kidneys?

Answer
1: Gluhovschi C, Gadalean F, Kaycsa A, Curescu M, Sporea I, Gluhovschi G, Petrica
L, Velciov S, Bozdog G, Bob F, Vernic C, Cioca D. Does the antiviral therapy of
patients with chronic hepatitis exert nephrotoxic effects? Immunopharmacol
Immunotoxicol. 2011 Dec;33(4):744-50. doi: 10.3109/08923973.2010.551129. Epub
2011 Feb 14. PubMed PMID: 21320001.


2: Singal AK, Rosman AS, Post JB, Bauman WA, Spungen AM, Korsten MA. The renal
safety of bowel preparations for colonoscopy: a comparative study of oral sodium
phosphate solution and polyethylene glycol. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2008 Jan
1;27(1):41-7. Epub 2007 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 17956596.


3: Final report of the amended safety assessment of PEG-5, -10, -16, -25, -30,
and -40 soy sterol. Int J Toxicol. 2004;23 Suppl 2:23-47. Review. PubMed PMID:
15513823.


4: Johnson W Jr; Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel. Final report on the
safety assessment of PEG-25 propylene glycol stearate, PEG-75 propylene glycol
stearate, PEG-120 propylene glycol stearate, PEG-10 propylene glycol, PEG-8
propylene glycol cocoate, and PEG-55 propylene glycol oleate. Int J Toxicol.
2001;20 Suppl 4:13-26. Review. PubMed PMID: 11800049.


5: Laine GA, Hossain SM, Solis RT, Adams SC. Polyethylene glycol nephrotoxicity
secondary to prolonged high-dose intravenous lorazepam. Ann Pharmacother. 1995
Nov;29(11):1110-4. PubMed PMID: 8573954.

Pharmaceuticals

All Answers


Answers by Expert:


Ask Experts

Volunteer


Dr Mohd Tariq Salman

Expertise

I can answer questions related to indications (therapeutic uses), contraindications, adverse reactions and interactions of drugs. I can also give expert opinion on queries related to rational use of medicines, including cost effective medication, essential medicines and generic drugs.

Experience

Teaching and training of undergraduate medical, dental and pharmacy students, supervision of pharmacology residents and research on herbal drugs, pharmacovigilance and drug utilization studies.

Organizations
Era's Lucknow Medical College, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Indian Pharmacological Society, Society of Pharmacovigilance India, Association of Medical Pharmacologists of Imdia.

Publications
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, JK Science, Natural Product Radiance, Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine, Indian Journal fot the Practicing Doctor, Unimed Kulliyat.

Education/Credentials
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

©2016 About.com. All rights reserved.