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What is the usual dosage of MiraLAX powder?

I am taking MiraLAX powder for the first time, but do not have the paper instructions and need to know how much to use? I do not have the packets but do have the powder. Please advise.

Posted 10 Aug 2010 4 answers

I have been prescribed to take Miralax everyday. I have been taking it for about 5 months. lately?

... sometimes I have not been able to make it to the bathroom on time. I just don't want to stop taking it because I went through a lot of pain and I never want to have that happen again. what ...

Posted 4 Sep 2012 3 answers

MiraLax - When is the best time to take it?

My doctor recommended I take two doses a day, but I'm not sure about the best times to use it, so I would be interested to know about other peoples' experiences. Before a meal? After a ...

Posted 23 Mar 2014 2 answers

Is there anything OTC comparable to Lactulose?

I am taking Lactulose and it works well for me. My doctor wonders why I would always need it. Miralax doesn't work for me. Is there anything OTC that is comparable to Lactulose so that I ...

Posted 3 Sep 2014 4 answers

I mix my miralax in my water bottle right before bed every night and lastnight I forgot to drink it?

... It had a lid and temp in room is around 65 degrees. Can i drink it tonight instead of wasting in?

Posted 15 Jun 2015 1 answer

My doctor prescribed the largest dose of Linzess, however I take it and nothing happens?

How long should I continue to take these before trying something else. I have had constipation for years and tried miralax, Senekot, dulcolax etc. I drink tons of water and eat veggies, salads beans ...

Posted 21 May 2015 1 answer

I take care of a 97 year old woman who refuses to eat which means she's not having a BM?

The day staff keeps giving her Miralax. Is this ok?

Posted 11 Jun 2015 1 answer

Gastrointestinal Diverticula - Is it safe to take miralax or milk of magnesia while having a bout of

... diverticulitus? I've Been having small thin stools and last night I had aweful bloating in my upper tummy area. I'm on antiobiotics and bentyl since yesterday. I'm not sure ...

Posted 12 Mar 2015 1 answer

Can miralax be taken at , or close to bed time? You can't drink liquid while you sleep. Think now!?

It takes water all along through the day to help miralax work. Does the body have sufficient water stored in your system to draw it into the gut while you are asleep?

Posted 18 Apr 2015 1 answer

Constipation - Chronic - Have a 7 year old son. He's extremely constipated right now. He takes an?

... adult dose of Mirilax daily because of a condition he has. Any other suggestions of what to do for him now??

Posted 14 Apr 2015 1 answer

I take Miralax for constipation, drink a lot of water and eat well balanced meals but am steadily?

... losing weight. I have Parkinsons Disease and tried Miralax last year for a few months but had a hard time drinking a lot of water but this ongoing weight loss for the past month of 6-7 pounds ...

Posted 20 Mar 2015 3 answers

How long should I wait after taking this pill to take a laxative so it will be absorbed completely?

I have to go to the hospital to be tested and need my colon mostly empty. I am taking two does of Miralax now, and it is not enough to empty me. My doctor suggested that I take Sennakot Plus before ...

Posted 22 Apr 2015 0 answers

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