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What is the usual dosage of MiraLAX powder?

Posted 10 Aug 2010 by NANAJOJO 7 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 2 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 ...

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

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 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 ...

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 ...

I take Miralax GLYCOL 3350, one dose 3 or 4 times a week. I've been doing this for more than a year?

Posted 11 Jun 2017 by CesarOH 1 answer

I would like to know the consequences of taking Miralax for the long term. I have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. I do this on recommendation from my GE doctor. So far I have not experienced any adverse side effects, but I am concerned since I need to continue taking Miralax for the ...

Could Kristalose cause a child to vomit for days and not keep food down?

Posted 22 Jun 2017 by Daisy205 0 answers

Ever since my granddaughter got switch from Miralax to Kristalose powder she has not been the same. She has problems with BM for years and forms hard balls , now she throws up and can't keep anything down. Her dose was 3 packs in the morning in a sippy cup and I think that dose was too much ...

I have been using MiraLax for four days with no luck. Any ideas?

Posted 22 May 2017 by LarryL1 3 answers

I was two days constipated when I started MiraLax. I am now starting my fourth day on MiraLax with no luck

I just had surgery for a prolapsed rectal sphincter,and now have no control over my bowel movements?

Posted 30 May 2017 by Lizredfield 0 answers

I have no warning and they are liquid occurring only a few times a week. I'm bloated and uncomfortable. I'm taking miralax 3 times a day,am on a low fiber diet. I'm constipated but cannot take any laxatives,really need a stimulate. Please help!

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