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What is the usual dosage of MiraLAX powder?

Posted 10 Aug 2010 by NANAJOJO 8 answers

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.

MiraLax - When is the best time to take it?

Posted 23 Mar 2014 by dman1956 1 answer

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 meal? Just before bedtime? Before/after breakfast? Just trying to get a feel for how people are using ...

How long, on a average, does it take a dose of Miralax to produce results?

Posted 28 Jun 2010 by Petunia Violet 1 answer

My doctor prescribed Miralax 2xd. That produced very soft stools. Then I took 26gr at bedtime, and the results were satisfactory, but interupted my sleep several times. I would like to time the dose so that the results will be while I am awake and alert.

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

Posted 4 Sep 2012 by to_late_421 3 answers

... 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 do you think I should do?

Is there anything OTC comparable to Lactulose?

Posted 3 Sep 2014 by LymaBeane 4 answers

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 don't have to depend on a doctor to get the help I need? Thanks

I took two doses of miralax in one day, am I at risk?

Posted 4 Sep 2009 by mh92 2 answers

So i took the regular dose (17g) and took it again hours later (34g) and I'm scared now. I still have not had a bowel movement. Am I going to be OK?

Is steroid and Lidocaine application for anal fissure ( 3 weeks old fissure) with Miralax enough?

Posted 31 Mar 2012 by hp0909 7 answers

I am currently suffering from Anal fissure due to constipation since 3 weeks. It bled in the beginning and almost healed over two weeks. Yesterday I had another episode of constipation and my fissure bled again with too much of pain. My doctor prescribed me steroid and Lidocain gel for topical ...

Why is Miralax not recommended for someone who has kidney disease?

Posted 18 Jun 2010 by ron2010 2 answers

All I can find is the caution about taking Miralax when one has kidney disease. But, I can find no specific reason for the recommendation against taking it. Help.

Doc unconcerned by constipation up to my lungs?

Posted 3 Jul 2016 by RyanPm40 1 answer

I am usually very regular, but I have been constipated for a week now. I've tried miralax, senokot, and meta mucil with no luck. I went to an Urgent Care facility, where I was given an x-ray (after a LOT of hesitation from the doc). At first I was told by the tech I'd be getting two ...

Can we be able to take MiraLAX in a water bottle that contains 16.9 oz? Do we have to drink it all?

Posted 5 days ago by itslei 0 answers

Do we have to drink it all at once?; that’s what I was suppose to ask. And do we get drowsy after taking MiraLAX?

Fleet Enema - I have been constipated for 2wks now... I took stool softener for 4days but when I?

Posted 10 Aug 2017 by LivinDeadGirl91 4 answers

... still hadn't gone I took a stimulant laxative that was expired, it gave me cramping but didn't work at all, so I took 2 doses of miralax in 24hrs but woke up this morning and was so uncomfortable with abdominal bloating, fullness and just so uncomfortable that I decided to try an ...

Is the Miralax Pill as effective as the Miralax Powder? What is the difference?

Posted 5 Oct 2017 by mmeighan 0 answers

I have a 12 year old granddaughter with chronic constipation. She hates taking the powder and I think the pill form might be better. Her doctor ordered Miralax powder daily and if she misses a dose her stools are so hard and large she has pain and difficulty having a bowel movement.

I took entire bottle of Miralax at 12pm today, it is 6pm and nothiing has happened should I be?

Posted 27 Oct 2017 by dcran66 1 answer

... worried! I have been constipated for 4 days and felt like I wanted to flush my system so I began flushing my body with water and fruit and veggies but no bowel motion.

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