... his body to go every Mon, Weds, Friday like clockwork & we wouldnt want the Miralax to kick in at any other random time. He takes 2 Colace everyday for the last 10 years, but we wouldnt mind finding something that worked better. I noticed that the Miralax stated that there is "watery bowels"..not needed thank you
5 Sep 2009
Miralax (Polyethylene glycol 3350) increases the amount of water in the intestinal tract to stimulate bowel movements. It usually works within 1 to 3 days of using the medication. Polyethylene glycol 3350 normally causes loose or even watery stools.
Colace is a stool softener.It works by helping fat and water into the stool mass to soften
The only way you will find out which works better is to try the MiraLax.
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