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MiraLax - what is the dosage in teaspoons or tablespoons?

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Nov 28, 2022.

I have a bottle of 8.3oz (14 doses). That's 0.592 ounces per dose. How do I convert to tablespoons?

Official answer


The bottle top of MiraLax is a measuring cap marked to contain 17 grams of powder when filled to the indicated line (white section in cap).

Dose directions:
Adults and Children 17 years of age and older: fill to top of white section in cap which is marked to indicate the correct dose (17g). Stir and dissolve in any 4 to 8 ounces of beverage (cold, hot or room temperature) then drink. Use once a day, use no more than 7 days.

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