What is Laxido?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Polyethylene Glycol 3350

Laxido is used to treat chronic long-term constipation and can also be used to treat a build up in the bowel. The main ingredient Macrogol 3350 (also known as polyethylene glycol), is a laxative that makes stools softer and easier to pass.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Constipation 11 1
Bowel problems 4 2
IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) 3 2
Bowel irritability 2 1
Abdominal cramps 1 1
Chronic constipation 1 0

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Laxido

Side effect Patients
Abdominal bloating 1
Abdominal pain 1
Loose bowel movements 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Laxido

Dosage Patients
100 g daily 2
2 other twice daily 1
142 mg m,w,f 1
142 mg daily 1
600 g daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Laxido

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See all 1 patient who’ve stopped taking Laxido

Duration

Currently taking Laxido

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 3

Stopped taking Laxido

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 4

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Laxido after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Magnesium Sulfate 1
Last updated:
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