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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

Miralax causing facial swelling/finger/hand swelling?

My sister took Miralax. I see in the rate side effects swelling of the face, ankles, or hands is mentioned. What causes this exactly? Does this mean that the kidneys are not working properly or have ...

Posted 13 days ago 0 answers

MiraLax - I had two Turp surgery and having problems with constipation and urinateing?

I try Maralax but it would not work for me , I used it for 6 day and it didn't work. Should I have try it longer. Need help when I am having constipation and can not urinate.

Posted 15 Jan 2016 0 answers

I went to ER last night with what the Doctor thought was kidney stones because of the pain I was in?

Took a CT scan and said my bowels was full of "poop". I have impacted bowel with diarrehea, the pain is still awful nothing is helping, the nurse said take Miralax twice a day for 2 days it ...

Posted 23 Dec 2015 1 answer

Constipation - has anyone had highBP, palpations skipped heart beats(PAC) from miralax?

... I took miralax for several days in a row and developed these symptoms. I stopped miralax and palpitations stopped. Tried it again and they came back. have been off of it for 8 days and ...

Posted 8 Nov 2015 0 answers

Movantik - What types of laxatives or suppositories are you supplementing with?

I'm taking Movantik but bowels still not moving very well. BM are too large and still not soft. Would love to know what you've had luck supplementing with? i.e. miralax, biscodyl ...

Posted 16 Nov 2015 0 answers

Is miralax safe for kidneys?

stage 3 renal failure with cronic constapation

Posted 21 Oct 2015 0 answers

Miralax and what it does?

I just heard to be a pretty outlandish claim regarding Miralax. The claim was that it somehow "encapsulates" the feces... but that it is possible to encapsulate contents of other organs, ...

Posted 2 Oct 2015 0 answers

Can my colon go back to normal after stoping stimulant laxatives?

I've been abusing laxatives for about 4-5 years (4 pills at night). Today is my 4th day that I stopped them. I've been on miralax twice daily. I'm scared, it is not the same. I'm ...

Posted 26 Sep 2015 0 answers

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