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  1. High fiber foods? 18th April 2010
    ... water to push things along. You can also try some miralax in the am to get things moving. Just a bit....

  2. Shoulder Surgery Soon - Need Your Advice 12th April 2010
    ... case of severe constipation from narcotic pain meds. Miralax , stool softeners, prune juice, things for low water...

  3. Had enough/swollen stomach after gall bladder surgery 25th March 2010
    ... or catscan to help find the real problem? I take Miralax plus stool softeners to control constipation....

  4. Severe Bloating 10th January 2010
    ... Have you tried Miralax for constipation? If not, give it a try. It is over ... needed to. I take one morning and night as well as the Miralax , what a relief. Miralax does not work like regular ... cramps or anything else, just normal desire to go. Miralax has worked well for me, gave me my life back. Bloating...
    ... response Misty. I've actually just bought a bottle of Miralax . I will start that tomorrow and hope for some good...

  5. Bloated, painful tummy 18th May 2009
    ... Taking Miralax may solve your problem. It definitely helps regulate...

  6. Chronic Constipation for years 30th January 2009
    ... colonoscopy a year ago the doctor told me to take Miralax as directed on the bottle. I take it in the morning ... may take a few days to get things moving good. Miralax is over the counter now....
    ... 2-3 days, I'll only use 2 pills. I do use the Miralax about every 2-3 days and it does work very well at ... try it in the morning. I've learned not to use the Miralax right before bed. I've also thought about trying...
    ... hard to drink. Might work well with the taste of your miralax too. Just a suggestion. Good luck, I know what your...
    ... Thanks Diana! I'll try that for the tea. As for the Miralax , I buy those small Sunny Delight Orange Juices, dump ... about a 1/4 of the juice out, pour in the Miralax , shake it up and drink. I can't taste the Miralax...
    ... Angela2006, Definitely take Miralax in the morning right after breakfast. Drink at least ... Drinking pleny of water during the day helps the Miralax work wonders. If not enough water, then, constipation ... again. You will find taking Miralax every morning will solve your problem. Prior to ... taking Miralax the only way I could go was the enema route. That ... you can't go any other way we do what we have to do. Miralax rescued me from the enema way of life....
    ... gotten worse as I'm aging, just turned 60. I've tried Miralax , but it didn't work, maybe because I didn't use it...
    ... thought it was worse than labor pains. She had some miralax and drank some that first night, about 15min. after...
    ... store that I'll try. Today is my 3rd day of drinking Miralax straight. I still don't see any results, but hopefully...
    ... used two used ones for one cup. Works faster than miralax . Good luck, keep trying, :) Diana...
    ... you! Only I am a senior, much older than you. Is Miralax really OK? I think I will try Dr. Natura. Does anyone...
    ... what are some tips you can give me. My Doc prescribed Miralax but it doesn't work for me. Everything I take gives...
    ... To all: Be sure and take Miralax in the morning mixed in 8 ozs of water, drink another ... softener in the morning and evening along with the Miralax . My pharmacist told me it is not unusual for stool ... softeners to be prescribed along with Miralax . Miralax has been a blessing for me after so many...

  7. Heartburn & Constipation 25th December 2008
    ... it could cause all of your problems. Try taking Miralax (over counter) for constipation and see if it solves...
    ... do need to move the rocks out of your colon though, miralax would do this or some tea's are specially made to...
    ... do need to move the rocks out of your colon though, miralax would do this or some tea's are specially made to...

  8. Currently having some abdominal pain that is getting severe 14th August 2008
    ... that was the case, but maybe it is. So, I took some Miralax and will take it every night for awhile. And, I know...

  9. Bowel Movements, acidity 24th July 2008
    ... Try Miralax , it will absorb water into the stools and then you ... out but not have diahreah. It is amazing how well Miralax works. It is now over the counter....
    ... Dear Misty, thanks for your advice. But Miralax is not available here. i took Biolax (hope it is same ... composition as Miralax ). i took 2 tabs once at night. i do take herbal laxative...

  10. bowel trouble.even hospital wont help!any advise please? 10th June 2008
    ... You mentioned Miralax enemas but not taking Miralax by mouth. I take a full dose (capful mixed in water ... ) of Miralax morning and night and it works great. Stools absorb ... night. Drinking lots of water during the day helps the Miralax work the best. Taking fiber and not drinking plenty ... The urge to go just never happened for me. With Miralax I now get the urge and do succeed. I now have BMs...

  11. severe pain in lower abdomen 21st October 2007
    ... counter stool softener and try to get more regular. Miralax works well, so does Colace. Also, make an appt. with...

  12. Hemorrhoids after hemorrhoid surgery? 20th October 2007
    ... helpful. I had been taking citrucel every day, then Miralax to keep the stool soft and moving. I found that i...
    ... helpful. I had been taking citrucel every day, then Miralax to keep the stool soft and moving. I found that i...

  13. Anal bleeding 19th November 2006
    ... begin with. Has she tried a stool softener, such as Miralax , or Magnesium Citrate. These are the best, and I don...

  14. constipated... 20th January 2006
    ... plenty of fiber, exercise, drink lots of water. I take Miralax , a prescription fiber and it works great....

  15. Help, to many problems to pick one topic 29th December 2003
    ... CRAZY, rx: Free Lax, Librax, Elavil, Flax Oil and Miralax . These meds do cause all my BM's to be like water...

General Health board
  1. severe lower back/pelvic pain 16th May 2010
    ... mention. I am on heavy duty pain meds and I take Miralax every day to make sure that I'm not consitpated. ...

  2. Kidney? Liver? Please help me trouble-shoot 20th March 2010
    ... [COLOR="Navy"]Try using Miralax then. That should help you without any issues. You...

  3. Pain under right shoulder blade 29th September 2009
    ... ultrasound, CT and Endoscopy. My doctor has me taking Miralax for constipation, even though I don't feel constipated...
    ... pulling or lifting something ? i also take the Miralax , your doc could have prescribed you this so that you...

  4. Incomplete toilet sessions 31st March 2009
    ... Try Miralax , it works great. With any fiber, you need to drink...

  5. Left Breast & Sternum pain 4th March 2009
    ... so I cant be pregnant. I take colonzapam, paxil, miralax , probiotic and a vitamin each evening. I work out...

  6. Your advice didn't work.. what now? 14th February 2009
    ... incomplete. The advice offered was to add daily MiraLax to that regimen.. several of you suggested this. ...
    ... if that doesn't work then drink Magnesium Citrate. Miralax is not a laxative but intended to put water into the...

  7. Last call for help, as mystery condition destroys my life 12th February 2009
    ... FROM THIS FORUM for the severe constipation, to take Miralax every day. I did this ON TOP OF a stool softener...

  8. after going #2, blood when wiping 19th January 2009
    ... bar also. They are good too. Try also adding Miralax to a glass of H2O. it is clear and doesn't taste but...

  9. Strange bowel problem.. help please? 30th December 2008
    ... adding fruits and veggies to your diet that you add Miralax daily. It is OTC and you can get it at Target, Walmart...
    ... At this stage you need to take Miralax and drink several glasses of water during the day ... does not cause cramping like other laxatives do. Miralax is what they gave me recently for the prep before ... a colonoscopy. I have been taking Miralax plus a stool softener for the past 3 years and it ... needed, back to normal again. There is no taste to Miralax . I had constipation problems all my life until the ... gastro doctor prescribed Miralax. Miralax is now over the counter, cheaper at Costco. Avoid...
    ... All I can get is the basic stuff. I read up on MiraLax briefly and saw that it should be used with caution...
    ... am on heavy duty pain meds which are constipating. Miralax is a daily companion for me. My doctor told me to...
    ... I totally agree with Misty 800 - Miralax will usualy cure your problem! My grandson had a ... terrible problem and his doctor had him taking Miralax at least 3x a day. It worked by the end of the day...
    ... A question about Miralax real quick, does it increase frequency of bowel movements...
    ... difficult to pass, it becomes packed hard stools. Miralax helps soften and moisturize stools so they are easier ... that is part of life, the way God designed us. No, Miralax does not act like a harsh laxative causing the runs ... you get the problem solved, titrate the amount of Miralax to keep you on a regular schedule so you do not get...
    ... concerned, so i think I'll be okay for now.. About MiraLax and my disdain for having a regular habit (daily)...
    ... those interested, here's an update. I took the MiraLax advice. Used the recommended dose, dissolved fully ... water, every day, as well. The first three days on MiraLax , I still couldn't go until the 3rd day, not to mention ... so much in the way of "normal.") I don't think MiraLax has helped enough to merit continued use. As it happens...

  10. Could any of these meds make my stomach bloat? 6th October 2008
    ... Levothyroxine Vesicare Lisinopril Ortho Tri Cylcen Miralax Could any of these be causing the bloating or...
    ... Miralax, Cymbalta and Ortho can cause bloating. Miralax especially....
    ... [QUOTE=AuntieLeela;3753215] Miralax , Cymbalta and Ortho can cause bloating. Miralax especially ... . I don't take Miralax everyday though...I go through periods of constipation...

  11. 20 Years old, blood in stool every couple of months.. 28th July 2008
    ... product you can get at Target, Costco, Walmart... Miralax . You stir it into juice or water. IT has no flavor...
    ... product you can get at Target, Costco, Walmart... Miralax . You stir it into juice or water. IT has no flavor...

  12. how do you know if you are constipated 24th July 2008
    ... you have hard stools that are difficult to pass. Miralax is a miracle in eleminating constipation. It is now...

  13. Advice Please!! 25th May 2008
    ... [COLOR="Navy"]Try adding Miralax to your diet. It is OTC and you can get it at Walmart...

  14. severe kidney pain 3rd February 2008
    ... [COLOR="Navy"]If you also take Miralax , which used to be by script only but is on OTC, you ... relief. You can get it at Target, Costco, Walmart. Miralax is tasteless, has no mouthfeel. You stir it in water...

  15. internal piles 30th January 2008
    ... grams of fiber per serving. I also have him taking Miralax which is now an OTC rather than by script. The combination...

  16. Looking for finely ground psyllium husks 16th January 2008
    ... If you are using it to help with constipation, try Miralax . It disolves completly in water or juice, has no...

  17. What causes rapid weight loss... 29th December 2007
    ... thought I was constipated so I take fiber 3x/day, miralax (mild laxative) every other day and they put me on...
    ... colonoscopy.. time seems to be crawling. On top of the miralax and benefiber I took two laxatives last night. I...

  18. Constipation when I travel 8th October 2007
    ... [COLOR="Navy"]Try using Miralax . It is an OTC that you can get at COSTCO or WalMart...
    ... I agree. Get some Miralax . It does not cramp, and works great! It doesn't make...
    ... I too recommend Miralax , mix it in any beverage & you can't tell it's there...

  19. Constipation...4 days now... 13th May 2007
    ... Get the Miralax - it was prescription now it's over the counter -...
    ... trick with in the hour.... But the quickest is the Miralax . I'm taking it due to the pain meds and it is beyond...
    ... trick with in the hour.... But the quickest is the Miralax . I'm taking it due to the pain meds and it is beyond...

  20. strange stools: dark with thick white stuff on them 1st May 2007
    ... post was in May. But if not, I would suggest taking Miralax (at grocery stores or drugstores). Take that for...
    ... [COLOR="Navy"] Miralax takes about three days to start working. If you take ... extremely constipating. You need to take extra fiber Miralax ) and drink extra fluids to help counter act the meds...
    ... constipated a lot, so thanks for the advice. Does the Miralax do anything bad with anemia, as I just found out that...

  21. Help!!!!! 22nd April 2007
    ... actually better than oatmeal for adding fiber. And try Miralax . It is a powder that you stir into liquid. You can...

  22. Constipation question...Need help quick!! 13th October 2006
    ... That is one of the side effect of narcotics. I take Miralax , which used to be prescription, but is now OTC. YOu...

  23. Can a rectal exam cause hemorroids? 19th May 2006
    ... constipation is still a problem, talk to your doctor about " Miralax ". Miralax is not a laxative but will bulk up the stools ... will need to drink plenty of water in order for the Miralax to work, 8 8-oz. glasses per day at least. Miralax...

  24. Weird Symptoms, doctors don't know... 11th January 2005
    ... 2-3 months. A GI doctor gave me a prescription for MiraLax (which I found out isn't a laxative but just holds...

Acid Reflux board
  1. Post Nissen fundoplication constipation 10th May 2010
    ... 60mg. For the constipation, my doc had me taking Miralax regularly. He had me increase my dosage when until...

  2. Post nissen fundo need some advice and assurance 16th April 2010
    ... of water, my GI doc had me take a high dose (5x) of Miralax to get things moving along better. Take care, ...

  3. stomach bleed 12th February 2010
    ... out process required her to take a full bottle of Miralax , which raised her BP to over 200, and 2, it might...

  4. Stomach Issues - Swollen esophagus, chest pressure, bloating 15th December 2009
    ... tried everything during that time to little avail. Miralax , the Colonoscopy Combo, Senna. Nothing moved it along...

  5. Post Nissen Fundoplication Surgery 8th May 2009
    ... high fiber, 35 g, diet. I have a prescription for Miralax and for Lomotel. They are to help me as I swing from...

  6. Belching 4th March 2009
    ... I also have constant belching. I find that taking Miralax helps, as well as Beano with meals and sometimes DGL...

  7. Can hardly eat?? 12th January 2009
    ... get a prescription of polyethylene glycol. It's Miralax , but much much cheaper when it's prescribed! Take...

  8. Some Possible Helps for Acid Reflux 27th December 2008
    ... makes my bowels move. a new doc wants to try me on miralax I appreciate your input gentille57...

  9. Aciphex experiences? 16th November 2008
    ... have with Aciphex is constipation. I take fiber and Miralax at times to combat it. Hope this helps!...

  10. Help-Need encouragement 8th November 2008
    ... weeks to get over it. I'm starting to wonder if the Miralax I take nightly is contributing to this problem? I...

  11. symptoms 9th March 2007
    ... they happen. Ask him about Protonix for the acid, and Miralax for constipation (and if Miralax does not work, you...

  12. Symptoms in my 4 year old 7th March 2007
    ... She does have a huge constipation problem. She has Miralax in her water every day. I will look at that thread...

  13. Endoscopy + Ph Study 10th May 2006
    ... phengergan 25 mg as needed, Reglan 10mg 4 times a day, Miralax 17 grams once a day, and Carafate 10ccs as needed...

  14. Waking up at night on 2 Nexiums?? 26th March 2006
    ... medications can be added too- reglan, antiemetics, miralax , zantac, or carafate. These things should all be...

  15. GERD? cant' eat, heart palpitations, bloating, reflux 31st December 2004
    ... the reflux and spasms stopped. I now take Nexium and Miralax every day. I wont waste your time spelling out my...

ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder board
  1. HELP! Is this normal? 3rd March 2004
    ... the attention it should. Even though his advice of Miralax produced no results, he sent us to a GI specialist...

Addiction & Recovery board
  1. Now Secrets is in the hospital :( 21st February 2010
    ... is just a well of knowledge. I used to drink the MiraLax until Ex told me how bad it is for us. I'm sorry...
    ... be throwing a party for myself. I went and did the Miralax thing and I used triple what it told me to.... It ... with being so cold.... So..... I did another dose of miralax but just a double dose this time... Still nothing...

  2. days 1 - 4 of oxycodone home detox 4th February 2010
    ... inability to have a healthy bowel movement unless i take miralax , stool softeners and use an occasional enema. ...

  3. Constipation: HELP ME!! 7th August 2006
    ... Ask your doctor about taking Miralax , works great. My bloodpressure med causes chronic ... many things, but the gastrointerlogist prescribed Miralax . I take it every day. Miralax is by prescription,...
    ... Ask your doctor about taking Miralax , works great. My bloodpressure med causes chronic ... many things, but the gastrointerlogist prescribed Miralax . I take it every day. Miralax is by prescription, ... absorb more liquid, kinda fluffs up the stools. Miralax is one of the few things I haven't tried. My dad is...

  4. methadone and hydro 10th February 2005
    ... will improve by itself, or you can ask your Dr. for Miralax , an amazing prescription for constipation. If I...

  5. The Pathway of the Fisherman 7th September 2004
    ... have used everything from Metamucil to prescription Miralax in the past. I know I high fiber diet always help...

Allergies board
  1. allergy question 7th June 2009
    ... give me. First I had a colonoscopy and when i tokk miralax I starting itching and broke. out in hives so i knew...

Alternative Medicine board
  1. Any homeopathic remedies for Hemmorhoids? 30th June 2009
    ... a lot of stool softeners, milk of magnesia and or Miralax all on a daily basis just too keep things soft. Good...

  2. Dr. Natura's Colonix Program 5th January 2009
    ... colon cleanse right now until you have your tests. miralax is an otc laxative that works well. just taking magnesium...

  3. Natural regularity remedy 7th June 2007
    ... them being scraped anymore....but after stopping the Miralax and beginning Chlorella, I finally have soft S-shaped...

  4. Have ibs, doing colonics-need advice about FLORAMAX?? 18th September 2004
    ... better. It has stopped the dia., but i have to take miralax for me to go to the bathroom. I have done about 10...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board
  1. Alzheimer's and trouble with bowel movements 14th June 2008
    ... [COLOR="Navy"]Try giving her Miralax . It is an OTC med that will really help your grandmother...

  2. *sigh*Sometimes, I just get tired... 5th June 2008
    ... easy. Go to Target or WalMart or Costco. They sell Miralax . It is OTC. Used to be by script, but just recently...
    ... not bloated or in pain it's probably ok. Go get the Miralax , it is amazing, and the rest is just Dad's obcession...
    ... Got the Miralax . Let's see if that will ease his..uh...mind. ...
    ... never figure out. But do start giving your dad the miralax and keep him on it and you will see a difference in...
    ... I administered the first dose of Miralax . Thanks for the heads up, y'all. ibake - you mentioned...

  3. I need opinions, please.... 28th May 2008
    ... words), do I take him at his word and give him some Miralax ? Is it bad enough to require a laxative? Do I call...

  4. I am so confused... 12th May 2008
    ... Deb and Deb, I have something that you can try. Miralax . It is now sold OTC. It was a script. I take it because ... couldn't smell either! Oh dear LOL..... Anyway... Miralax is great. My DIL uses it for our grandson when he...
    ... food for daddy's dog, and picked up a thingy of the Miralax . I stirred it into daddy's juice and he drank it ... confusing. Thanks again, ibake. I will be giving daddy miralax daily... ...deb...

Anemia board
  1. Could this be a sign of really bad anemia 13th October 2009
    ... came out another enema and blood.....just started miralax and it is slowly starting to come out......and the...

  2. Magnesium citrate is disgusting. 8th June 2009
    ... night, two the second night and then the giant vat of miralax later. (That's my evening cocktail I guess. Can I...

  3. Post Op RNY Needs Help 30th May 2009
    ... To prevent constipation I put a mix of Fibersure, Miralax and crystal lite singles in my water bottles. Two...

  4. Anemic and iron pills give you constipation? 26th May 2009
    ... constipation. I'm on fiber supplements as well as Miralax for a medical reason so I don't have a problem. Drinking...

  5. Ferritin count at a 3 12th May 2009
    ... short had a colonoscopy in 8/07 and I was FINE. Now on Miralax and Fibercon so it's under control. Moving on, I've...

  6. Supplements, stomach, & constipation 14th February 2009
    ... added fiber would be easier on my tummy then taking Miralax or something....

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