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Posted 10 Aug 2010 by • 10 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.
Posted 1 Sep 2009 by • 10 answers
Posted 23 Mar 2014 by • 3 answers
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 ...
Posted 28 Jun 2010 by • 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.
Posted 4 Sep 2012 by • 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?
MiraLax - I am on day one , and I'm nervous to have a bowel movement because of pain. What should i?
Posted 10 May 2013 by • 5 answers
Posted 3 Sep 2014 by • 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
Posted 4 Sep 2009 by • 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?
Posted 18 Jun 2010 by • 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.
Posted 10 Aug 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 31 Mar 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 12 Feb 2018 by • 1 answer
If you take a dose at lets say 4:30 and have been on miralax for a couple weeks when should you expect a bowel movement?
Posted 5 Oct 2017 by • 1 answer
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.
Posted 3 Jul 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 20 Mar 2018 by • 1 answer
... for a couple of months now. Two weeks ago I had an impacted stool and tried everything. Laxatives, stool softener, magnesium citrate, miralax, eating greens, etc. I had a colonoscopy last Tuesday so I had to clear my self out. I little by little pulled it out and it took about a week. ...
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