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  1. Long Road 19th May 2010
    ... constipating as you have found out. Have you tried taking Miralax ? I take that every day and it really helps keep yous...
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  2. CONSTIPATION! Please HELP ME! 14th February 2010
    ... constipated I ended up in the hospital. Can you handle Miralax ? It is the best for me and I have had real problems...
    ... Thank you! Sophie-I may try Miralax . I am really cautious about making sure that I don...
    ... I too swear by Miralax and the nice thing about this one is it does not have ... cramps. I'm going to ask my doc about it. Although the miralax works, I don't have to take it all the time and if...

  3. On NUCYNTA, little results, NEXT ???? 27th January 2010
    ... including the wonderful paste recipe posted on this site, Miralax , Metamucil, in combination with two stool softeners...
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  4. Miralax for constipation.... 26th January 2010
    ... advice please?? IMHO, I would stay away from the Miralax . It is polyethylene glycol, which is a cousin of ... 702926&highlight=constipation+executor&page=6 [*]" Miralax to use with pain meds" http://www.healthboards.com ... /boards/showthread.php?t=186183&highlight= miralax +antifreeze [/LIST] I'm a big fan of Metamucil, as...
    ... me than using the stool softeners. I had bought the miralax but saw the doctor first so if my memory serves me ... well, I never did try the miralax . Madison...
    ... I would just like to add that I have been using Miralax for the past three years. When everything is normal ... there may be a problem, I place a (one) cap full of Miralax in my morning coffee, or a glass of water. Later ... as well. One more thing, I have found that buying Miralax in a bulk store is MUCH better then at a pharmacy...
    ... Miralax is a good choice for folks in pm. I think its a bit ... she recommended and give it a try. Don't waste the Miralax go ahead and finish it up, but I felt much better...
    ... I haven't tried Miralax . I was having terrible problems with this and someone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone

  5. ??? Oxycontin 19th January 2010
    ... relief and I'm still in quite a bit of pain. I take Miralax for the constipation. It works great!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  6. "You're a hypochondriac" 2nd January 2010
    ... to me when I get badly constipated. I found that Miralax has done wonders for me. I've sufferered from constipation ... on and off for over 20 years. Miralax is the ONLY thing that has helped dramatically!! ...

  7. I found out what was making me so dreadfully tired & depressed ALL the time 13th December 2009
    ... and Androgel(testosterone supplement) and of course Miralax for the constipation. I thought to myself I am taking...
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  8. how much miralax for narcotic constipation 30th October 2009
    ... laxatives on a long-term basis, so I would use the Miralax for a couple of weeks along with the water and fiber...

  9. Soluble or Insoluble Fiber (Which One) 25th September 2009
    ... again 2 Tbs of Metamucil At night I take a dose of Miralax 2 Tbs of Metamucil + 1 plum or couple of prunes ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Coumadin

  10. tailbone pain 14th September 2009
    ... hurts my tail bone and some times down my legs i take miralax but when i miss 2 days the this happens to me also...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone

  11. Bowel Movements. (I know, I'm Sorry) 29th July 2009
    ... of fiber each day then you might want to get some MIRALAX which is what I take and it helps make it easier to ... per day and it was not enough so I had to switch to MIRALAX and it does pretty well although I have to make sure ... make me sweat quite a bit. The best place to get the Miralax or stool softeners is Walmart because they are the ... cheapest. You might not need the full dose of Miralax , maybe just half a dose but you would have to experiment ... with the dosage. If you don't want to do the Miralax then try taking 2-3 stool softeners every day and...
    ... don't know for sure but taking a stool softener or Miralax can not hurt things and you can cane either one every ... body processes and you build a tolerance to them. Miralax and stool softeners can be taken and stopped without...
    ... Some may disagree with me, but I stay away from Miralax . It's been quite controversial in terms of it's chemical...
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  12. what are the side effects of Miralax? 14th July 2009
    ... take it so I can't help you there - I do know that Miralax is plastic that absorbs water, perhaps do a google...
    ... someone please tell me what the medical problem is with Miralax ? Hey Nelee....It's not so much the "side effects ... se. Per the other thread, "constipation help", Miralax is polyethylene glycol, which is a very close cousin ... healthboards.com/boards/showthread.phpt=657864&highlight= miralax +antifreeze&page=4 Post # 11 by Krit provides a...
    ... I have no scientific data about Miralax , but I am 100% with you. When I use it, my bowels...
    ... OMG! I just tried the Miralax again on Monday and I am still not over it! I have ... I needed something stronger so I went back to the Miralax . I won't make that mistake again! The Fiber Choice...
    ... For me personally, miralax is great. before I was having to take senecot and ... that was horrible. I don't take miralax every day anymore sometimes just once or twice a week...
    ... what you've "had in your diet". Initially, I took Miralax when I started on the Duragesic patch and all seemed...
    ... find that my diet could help but only if I took the miralax . I tried so many different things through the years...
    ... Miralax , is that a liquid med for constipation that you need...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic

  13. Constipation Help! 9th July 2009
    ... PLENTY OF WATER then I would definitely recommend Miralax .. I tried to get by with taking stool softeners for ... problems with constipation. My doctor told me to start on Miralax and take it every day. It only makes sense that if ... the greater the constipation effect. I get my Miralax from Walmart ($20 for a 30 day supply bottle). It...
    ... Brian, Thank You! Is Miralax a capsule or drink mix of some sort? And I'm assuming...
    ... [QUOTE=Leo123;4033158]Brian, Is Miralax a capsule or drink mix of some sort? And I'm assuming ... you feel like your going like you should be? Miralax is a powder that you mix in water or any other drink...
    ... brianpain33's advice to you in that you should try the Miralax . Miralax works great for getting you regular again ... 10/325) 4x per day for Plantar Faciitis/heel spurs. Miralax has worked great for me & my friend also uses it everyday ... shot! I really think that you'll be happy you did! Miralax also comes in a smaller bottle as well if you don ... The label on the bottle is purple & white & it says " MiraLAX " on it. You can't miss that pretty pink/fushia cap...
    ... Leo, The Miralax is a good product, and safe to take on a longer term ... to a store that does have it. Since I can buy the Miralax in bulk it's easier for me. If you need something...
    ... advice as well. yes I read some of that stuff about Miralax you were metioning and it scared me a little. But...
    ... some of the alarming things that you've heard about Miralax ? Thanks so much. It takes a bit for your body to...
    ... concerning the bad things that you've heard about using the Miralax ? Thank you so much....
    ... concerning the bad things that you've heard about using the Miralax ? Thank you so much. Miralax is polyethylene glycol ... healthboards.com/boards/showthread.phpt=657864&highlight= miralax +antifreeze&page=4 Post # 11 by Krit provides a...
    ... Wow, you wrote this post a long time ago. Miralax was TERRIBLE for me. I know it's supposed to be Heaven...
    ... Thanks for your reply & your insight into the harms of MiraLAX . I didn't have a clue! I also did a little research ... the subject & found both good & bad concerning the MiraLAX . It has helped me but now i'm afraid to use it lol ... after a few months & thats when i switched to the MiraLAX . What are your thoughts, if any about Benefiber? Should...
    ... after a few months & thats when i switched to the MiraLAX . What are your thoughts, if any about Benefiber? Should ... Since I have a friend that gave me 6 or 7 Bottles of Miralax for FREE. I might just stick to that and I don't even ... freaking out for sure. brian p.s. I have been on Miralax for over 1 year and still alive...
    ... Thanks for your reply & your insight into the harms of MiraLAX . I didn't have a clue! I also did a little research ... the subject & found both good & bad concerning the MiraLAX . It has helped me but now i'm afraid to use it lol...
    ... you're right about that my friend. I only used the MiraLAX for a few months & it really seemed to work well for ... i hear ya lol The biggest reason why i liked the MiraLAX was because i couldn't taste it but if the Metmucil...
    ... Nelee, If i understood correctly, MiraLAX has a chemical in it that is in Antifreeze! Or in...
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  14. oxycontin making me sick? 8th July 2009
    ... at this point for preventing constipation. I take MIRALAX but alot of people here take METAMUCIL fiber therapy ... you that sick feeling. brian p.s. I get my MIRALAX at Walmart ($20 for a 30 days supply) which is the...
    ... but mixes well with anything. I will check out the Miralax . Daveseavy, thanks for the added thoughts about...
    ... sure to take something to counter this side effect. Miralax works well, or something along those lines. Fiber ... you don't drink enough water. That's why I like the Miralax , you mix it with water and it works well, no taste...
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  15. Heartburn, Acid Reflux, or Indigestion and Pain Meds 6th July 2009
    ... nausea, lose my appetite, etc. I would get on either Miralax and take it every day or take Metamucal fiber supplement ... once I stopped it, it went away plus increasing the Miralax to everyday. brian...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor

  16. Pain Meds and weight gain/loss 27th June 2009
    ... serving so I don't cramp up hopefully and cut down on my Miralax . I will let you guys know what happens. brian...

  17. New to Board, New to PM and Long Lasting Pain Meds - Fentanyl 13th June 2009
    ... I have noticed constipation and have gotten some Miralax . Another side effect that I've noticed is that sometimes ... you experience any of the breathing things and is Miralax effective for any of you? I'm soooo sorry for the...
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  18. Paranoid about asking for increase 8th June 2009
    ... doses of morphine you go on. I use a product called Miralax and I find the best deal to be at Walmart. It costs ... Metamucil to get it down just right. I use one capful of Miralax at night and mix it into a glass of water that I take...
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  19. Different types of fiber, which is best? 16th May 2009
    ... the citrucell better. I have been in love with the miralax since I started using it. Also I have been taking ... activia yougart for two weeks now. Can I now stop the miralax and see if the activia will work by itself? Amazing...
    ... I use Miralax every day. I usually take two doses and within a few...

  20. Interesting update on those who helped me with pain meds/nausea-increased pain levels 12th May 2009
    ... directions. She may just convince me to switch from my Miralax yet.:D brian...

  21. Hi - I have a question about Oxycodone IR 15mg and severe nausea 6th May 2009
    ... happens to me and I have to make sure that I take my Miralax every night. I would definitley suggest getting Miralax ... good for your digestive system. On the other hand Miralax can be taken every day indefinitely without doing...
    ... was not good for you -I'll be sure to pick up the Miralax tomorrow when I do my grocery shopping because the...
    ... QUOTE=tarajb;3981242] I'll be sure to pick up the Miralax tomorrow when I do my grocery shopping because the ... annoying than the nausea. Tara- Before you take Miralax , you might want to do a little research first. It ... means that you absorb some PEG everytime you take Miralax . Search for PEG to see if it's something you want...
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  22. constipation, pain meds, suggestions tonight please 27th April 2009
    ... some great advice in that thread. I switched over to miralax because of it and I can't believe how well it works...
    ... [COLOR="Navy"]I use Miralax to prevent becoming blocked. That and fiber 1 bars ... my day, along with apples and other fruits. But the Miralax has really worked for me also. I'm a cp patient...
    ... I also use Miralax EVERY DAY. I had started off taking stool softeners ... and then those did not work. My doctor suggested the Miralax and I take it every night and have good luck but you ... doctor to write a prescription for the pharmacy grade Miralax if your copay is lower. brian...
    ... Miralax is great! Hey Brian, my husband picks up the miralax at Sams and it's for 2 big bottles and I think that...
    ... have tried all from Sennacot to Fleets enema's added Miralax and Benifiber, Not all at the same time. I found...
    ... horrible cramps with this drug. I have cramps with miralax and every other constipation med. I have had chronic...
    ... I swear by Miralax !! I've tried EVERYTHING under the sun and nothing ... to get some sort of relief but not fully. With the Miralax ; I only have to take every few days and does NOT bother ... want to relieve; my pains or my stomach. Before the Miralax I'd at times would try to skip my meds just so I can...
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  23. Tolerance Question 25th March 2009
    ... you take something every day for it. I have to take Miralax EVERY DAY because of this issue. I second your...

  24. Embarrassing issue ( med side effect ) 11th March 2009
    ... would not change anything either. I take [SIZE="3"] MIRALAX [/SIZE] every night. It is not your common laxative ... problems plus gas. However as long as I am taking enought Miralax and everything is running fine then I have no heartburn...
    ... Have the Miralax on hand as well as some Fruit..I love Prunes.. The ... work. I do eat Activia everyday so hopefully with the Miralax and addition of the Fruit and prunes things will get...
    ... [QUOTE=katlovesdogs;3916192]Have the Miralax on hand as well as some Fruit..I love Prunes.. The ... working well enough so my doctor told me to use the Miralax every day and said it was fine. It is not a harsh...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  25. Pain Med and IBS 17th February 2009
    ... i use miralax . becuase my long acting med slows down the digestive...
    ... Remzy- Thanks for your reply. I've been doing miralax and yes, it keeps me going great, but it does nothing...
    ... sure that you are using just the right amount of the Miralax (too much and you are going too much, too little and...
    ... choice was made to use strictly IR meds. I too use Miralax , but I also eat a ton of yogurt. I don't know if...
    ... issues. But from the help of a fiber diet and daily Miralax , things were back to normal. The GAS I was told...
    ... gas problems. I would eliminate that, increase the Miralax and see what happens. I notice that if I don't take ... enough Miralax that the gas returns because the food is not digesting ... fast enough. But if I take enough Miralax to get things moving normally then I don't have any...
    ... has me on 2 probiotic pills, a Dannon yogurt, and Miralax . He told me if the gas does not get better then he...
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  26. Constipation from Oxycodone 24th December 2008
    ... My doctor instructed me to take Miralax daily (sometimes 2 doses if need be). It works wonders ... generic brand stool softener as well and it helps the Miralax work better! I would highly suggest trying both! As...
    ... instructed me to take a Senna laxative. He also said that Miralax is very good, though it can b quite costly. He wrote...
    ... When another CP'er told me about Miralax , I thought I had finally found the solution to the ... seeing a new doctor about a month ago and he told me Miralax was *not* something I wanted to put in my body on ... constipated individuals absorb some of the PEG from Miralax while people with "normal" bowel movements don't suggests ... safety," while it approves and leaves products like Miralax on the market. It never occurred to me that I might...
    ... krit;3943079] When another CP'er told me about Miralax , I thought I had finally found the solution to the ... seeing a new doctor about a month ago and he told me Miralax was *not* something I wanted to put in my body on...
    ... I don't really know about Miralax being "bad" for you or not. However, I can tell you...
    ... drinking hot/warm water helps. I know people swear by miralax but it didnt do much for me. I am going to try this...
    ... [QUOTE=neckpatient;3951330]I know people swear by miralax but it didnt do much for me. I have to chime ... in about the Miralax because I did not think it was helping me much in ... pain meds and therefore can't go 1 day without my Miralax . You can ask your doctor to give you a prescription ... for Miralax if your copay would be cheaper than buying it at the...
    ... getting things going I have stopped the metamucil and miralax (I alternated them for a week to break the dam). ...
    ... This is why I have a bit of an issue with the Miralax . However, Metmucil is pure husk fiber....Very natural...
    ... real continual issue. I have tried everything from Miralax to Senna to fleet enemas and even magnesium. The...

  27. Fentanyl side-effects 23rd December 2008
    ... using the patch you need to alert your doctor. Miralax works wonders for helping get things "going" if this...
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  28. constipation 24th November 2008
    ... we all do works for everyone...that said... I take Miralax every other day, stool softeners twice a day, as much ... was before surgery and meds. Before I started the miralax and stool softeners I would get constipated and little...

  29. Hydrocodone Constipation 5th October 2008
    ... about everyone on opiods deals with this problem. Miralax is a good problem solver, it's available OTC in most...
    ... she said it actaully tasted ok & it worked. Even Miralax with softners is not moving me, along with suppositories...
    ... [COLOR="Navy"] Miralax every morning. It's great. No taste and no mouth feel...

  30. digestive side effects of pain medication 10th September 2008
    ... this medication. One of the best things to use is Miralax , it used to be RX only, but now it is over the counter...
    ... dreaded topic. How we hate to ask yet need too. Miralax works very well. Increase fiber in your diet (something ... not good at). They have yogurts with it now too. Miralax takes a few hours to a few days I think. There is...
    ... Hi all! I read the label for MiraLax and I believe it listed propolene glycol (sorry about...
    ... I would vote for the urban legend... miralax was prescribed for my son beginning when he was 12...
    ... suggestions. I think I am going to check out the Miralax next time I am at the pharmacy, which seems to be...
    ... Well. . .I guess I may try the Miralax , too. Although, I am also giving the prunes another...

  31. Are opioids safe? 10th September 2008
    ... result from constipation meds. I take 1-2 doses of OTC Miralax . I just add it to my water along with one of those ... doctor and I tried a lot of other things first but Miralax has become a miracle for me. Good luck...keep us...

  32. Bad Pain-Bad experience-Second Opinion today-need support! 17th July 2008
    ... suppliments and eat lots of vegi's and fruits. I use miralax . I take stool softners 3 x a day. Why all this?...
    ... have these problem, when I took so many supplements, Miralax , ect. He finally asked if I had been in the hospital...
    ... what I take I go abit & thats it if even that. Even miralax with the softener so I am not sure what to say there...
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  33. Feeling really really bad today, had to call PM..please read 18th June 2008
    ... now severely constipated and will need to drink more miralax . I drank some last night when I came home from the...
    ... a regimen of fiber suppliments 3-5 times a week. Miralax 3x a week and stool softners 3 x a day. SOmtimes...
    ... Im off of the patch. But you can take that AND the Miralax both. Thats your best bet. I hope things get moving...

  34. Oxycontin making me sick? 15th June 2008
    ... that. You will also get constipation quite badly. Miralax works well for a while but you might have to do the...
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  35. Rectocele Surgery 15th June 2008
    ... roblemwith meds, but can control it with colace, benefiber, miralax . Anyone have a similar experience after this type...
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  36. The side effect noone likes to talk about - Constipation 14th June 2008
    ... I take the Senna, & the mettamuccil & when in need Miralax . At times I just forget then I end up struggling....
    ... suppliment about 5 days a week. If it is really bad I take Miralax , usually 2-3 times a week. If it serious bad and...
    ... Miralax every day or grumpy old man. Fred...
    ... [QUOTE=Arthr Itis;3609717] Miralax every day or grumpy old man. Fred Ditto...just...
    ... day things stay really bad for weeks. I'm taking Miralax every other day and it helps me so much....
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  37. How about drinking alcohol while taking Avinza 13th June 2008
    ... miralax (over the counter), fiberone, phillips milk of magnisea...

  38. Could meds contribute to kidney/bladder infections 3rd June 2008
    ... swear this is like ovarian pain. I am going to try the miralax today to see. Although I did have a decent bowel movement ... Hopefully its the bowels & it clears up with the miralax . Sammy...
    ... Sammy, once you get the miralax in your system and take it everyday if you are as...
    ... Thanks everyone I have taken the miralax so we will see. I think I will stay on it for awhile...
    ... Pepper & SS, I went on the miralax & hopefully that will help, feel not as much pain...
    ... dont want to go to the docters & see if taking the miralax & going more will help in the pain department. Yes...
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  39. What a Crappy Deal! 31st May 2008
    ... you do too. Anyway a few months ago my PM prescribed Miralax 1/2 to 1 capful once daily. Ok, it's been working...
    ... other stuff here I can take. I wasn't even aware that Miralax was OTC. I guess I'd better get out more often. Thanks...

  40. my meds 17th May 2008
    ... doesn;t feel the same as the ibs... so i increased my miralax and am basically just eatting soda crackers today...

  41. Ultram and your gut 4th May 2008
    ... along with it, that is the point when i started to use Miralax . I have to use Miralax EVERY DAY or my digestive system ... constipated and need to use either a stool softener, Miralax , or both. brian...
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  42. Possible Hiatic Hernia ...thought It Was Bloat 1st May 2008
    ... be something I have to watch now. Ive been taking Miralax 3 times a day per my doc. Not getting out is making...

  43. Pain Meds And Horrible, Painful Bloating! 29th April 2008
    ... the terrible bloating, cramping, and gas. I do take Miralax every day for constipation but if I miss a day I get...

  44. Finding the right medication for my pain. 16th April 2008
    ... for me, for the constipation, is something called Miralax . It used to be a prescription here but now you can...

  45. Indigestion and Narcotic pain killers 13th April 2008
    ... medications DEFINITELY DO. I would recommend taking Miralax which is great and you will probably need to take...

  46. Pain Med Absorbtion And Constipation 6th April 2008
    ... bad. I went off that after 3 days and went back to Miralax , which does help me, it just takes it's sweet time ... little bit. I really think if I am good with the Miralax and do not miss a dose, take it 2x a day like the...
    ... start smoking, I used to smoke to. I would get on MIRALAX which has been a godsend to me, it's not a stimulant...
    ... and it is clear and tasteless supposedly. Of course Miralax is supposed to be tasteless and IT"S not brian...

  47. Is It Safe To Do A Colon Cleanse While On Narcotics? 2nd April 2008
    ... Hi all, the Miralax is working today, but I bought a colon cleanse product...
    ... Hey Izzy- Glad the Miralax finally worked, but I wanted to let you know that...
    ... of going the metamucil (sp?) route. I've been using miralax since it became an over the counter med and supplementing ... Ex, or anyone who knows, how would you compare miralax and metamucil?? I'm not sure where to go next but...
    ... and I am going to take my stool softeners with the Miralax . There is absolutely nothing wrong with taking stool ... softeners(up to 400mg docusate sodium) along with Miralax . I was told that it is better to mix the Miralax into ... can see the point. You may also take 2 doses of the Miralax in one day, one in am, one in pm, or two together ... you can stomach it. The key is THAT YOU MUST USE THE MIRALAX EVERY DAY. There is nothing wrong with using the Metamucil ... along with the Miralax but I just can't get past the taste of the Metamucil...
    ... I think that you may actually be able to mix the Miralax into the glass of Metamucil. At least you could try...
    ... bloated it took a good four days of double dosing miralax to get things moving again. That's after skipping ... the miralax for 3 or 4 days. Never will I forget again!!!;)...
    ... working. Be careful mixing the Metamucil and the Miralax ....May work too well, if you know what I mean. ...
    ... Does anyone think the Miralax and Metamucil being in your system together would...
    ... [QUOTE=Fabrashamx;3517646]Does anyone think the Miralax and Metamucil being in your system together would...
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  48. Question About Miralax~ 1st April 2008
    ... Hi! For any of you that take Miralax , it says "stop use and ask a doctor if you have to...
    ... stool softener or laxative or both. I was taking the Miralax and a stool softener for several month but have been...
    ... constipation. My doctor told me to start taking a dose of miralax a day with 2 senokot-s stool softeners (I use the ... to have when I was only taking stool softeners. Miralax is still available by prescription, and as you can...
    ... scrappinmaniac;3513076][FONT="Arial Narrow"][SIZE="3"]Hello Miralax is still available by prescription, and as you can ... well. I am paying $30 for a e28 day supply of the Miralax so yes it is pricey but it does work well. I was initially ... work well enough. So i had to break down and start Miralax . Now when I was doing the 2 together I did not have ... as much problem I could even take 1/2 a dose of Miralax at night. My gastro doctor told me it was find to ... take more than 1 dose of Miralax a day and told me that it was ok to take 2 doses a...
    ... well. I am paying $30 for a e28 day supply of the Miralax so yes it is pricey but it does work well. [FONT ... Arial Narrow"][SIZE="3"]Hi Brian, I agree with you, Miralax does work well! I think that's why it's so pricey...
    ... juice (with pulp). I was told by pharmacist that Miralax is the safest one on a market now. I like the fact...

  49. Help! My Meds Are Making Me Feel Like I Have An Ulcer!! 27th March 2008
    ... day. I was not going enough. I had to increase the Miralax to 2x/day to really get things moving. It is really...
    ... advice and increase my fiber intake, and use more miralax . I probaly am having the same issue. I guess we...
    ... the hard(no pun intended) way that I HAVE to take my miralax everyday. I was feeling great and missed two or three...
    ... I take the Miralax every night. It is over the counter but my Dr. gave...
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  50. Question about pain medicines 20th March 2008
    ... would suggest definitely starting on something. I take Miralax once a day and a stool softener. Take some of these...
    ... reaction. However, I would suggest taking a little bit of Miralax and you might see a difference. Brian...
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  51. Anyone try Relafen 17th March 2008
    ... Sammy - MIRALAX : give it a whirl. In my opinion it works well and...
    ... I am barely managing to go now. Sammy, I use Miralax EVERY DAY which is a great product. It helps you go ... but I am not really taking that anymore since the Miralax works so well. It may be a little pricey $30/month...
    ... would give up the metamucil for a week, switch over to Miralax , and see how that does. I know from experience that...

  52. Nausea on the Percocet?? 17th March 2008
    ... 1. slight constipation right now (increasing the Miralax at the moment) 2. increase in the opiate strength...
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  53. Update on chronic Abdominal pain/issues 28th February 2008
    ... be more towards the center. He said to increase the Miralax to twice a day to get cleaned out and then I might...
    ... had every body part checked. I started the generic Miralax . It is still there. The only thing helping is...
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  54. Pain Meds and Constipation - any new suggestions? 27th February 2008
    ... all sorts of stuff you can go with: There is the Miralax . It really works well. It took several days to work...
    ... 40 mg twice daily, so I know what you mean. I use miralax , and metamucil. I find that if I do metamucil in ... the morning and then miralax at night it works for the next morning. I also take...
    ... [COLOR="Navy"]I use the Miralax and eat a fiber one bar every morning. Two things ... sure that we have these little extras on hand..... Miralax is wonderful. I've given up the senecote since I've...
    ... taking more will not do any good. I also added in the Miralax and have experimented with dosage. However, currentyl ... docusate sodium (stool softener) at night 1 cap full of Miralax at night This works pretty well for me. You may...
    ... expensive but well worth the cost. I have also tried Miralax . I used Miralax for two days, not too long ago, when ... contractions were during labor, so I decided to never use Miralax again and I did not have a BM b/c of using Miralax...
    ... I use Miralax . They sell over the counter. I actually got a...
    ... Comic Sans MS"][COLOR="DarkGreen"][SIZE="3"]I used Miralax for two days, not too long ago, when I had a bad bout ... I think the reason you got so much gas is that the Miralax was trying to get things moving. If you use it on ... anything with making it move on out. That is what the Miralax does so the combination of the two is really good...
    ... Hey Brian: I haven't tried the Miralax , but the ducosate sodium does have a little bit of...
    ... Brian, How long did it take before Miralax no longer gave you such terrible gas? Did it subside...
    ... It took me a FULL week one time when I used the Miralax to go. An entire bottle (the small size). I also ... unpleasant. I've never been a "gassy" kind of girl. The Miralax almost made me go too much. It made me go every day ... meds) when the last time I had a BM. I also use the Miralax in my morning coffee (has no flavor and doesn't affect ... with some sort of regime...and I would recommed the Miralax . So what if you have gas. Maybe you could take GasX...
    ... crappinmaniac;3464128]Brian, How long did it take before Miralax no longer gave you such terrible gas? Did it subside...
    ... Just wanted to let everyone know... I picked up some Miralax and Metamucil.* Those seemed to be the 2 that got...
    ... struggled with the constipation issue. I began taking Miralax when it was still a prescription medication. Before ... the Miralax , I would have a hard, dense stool at least once a ... sit in pain for quite some time afterward. With the Miralax I still experience this but it is reduced to maybe...
    ... I am still and will always be a fan of Miralax and I do have both IBS and Colitis. You have to take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  55. Question about Pain Management Doctors 17th February 2008
    ... works for constipation well WITHOUT CRAMPS : [SIZE="4"] MIRALAX [/SIZE]. You may have to take it along with a stool ... has the Senna in it). Unless you can't go after the Miralax and stool softener which is pretty impossible. I used ... 250mg of the stool softener with a whole dose of Miralax EVERY NIGHT. It has been the one thing that has finally...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  56. I get pain in my right side when I take Vicodin 11th February 2008
    ... also suggest that you take either a stool softener or Miralax since the narcotic medications tend to be very constipating...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Tylenol

  57. Sunday Morning Poo Problems 20th January 2008
    ... but once every three or four days. So he prescribed Miralax 1/2 to one capful daily. It took a couple of days...
    ... The miralax is great and you will be moving in no time without ... any cramps. My daughter has been on miralax now for 3 years and her dosage has not had to be increased...
    ... weekend. I ran out of paste last week and only took the miralax once or twice. Ouch! It doesn't take much to mess...
    ... [COLOR="Navy"]I swear by the Miralax . That stuff is the best. I actually take my pills ... m getting back at my pills by taking them with the Miralax . The pills may help the pain, but they ain't gonna ... where you can some days. I like the fact that the Miralax is taste and mouth feel free. That stuff is the best...
    ... take certain meds. Oh, I think I've heard that Miralax is over the counter now too- that is good stuff when...
    ... what you can now buy over the counter and is called Miralax . I take this on a regular basis about every other...
    ... [COLOR="Navy"]Have you been taking the Miralax ? If you have, it will be working in 3 days.... ...
    ... won't make it work any better. I have started the Miralax and took it twice yesterday and finally last night ... been able to go. So I will make sure to stay on the Miralax and maybe have to take it two times per day with the...
    ... thin svelte things that they were. If you take the Miralax every day, it will help you go every day. Didn't believe...
    ... Intestine Turns.... Although we are still unsure if Miralax or Activia is the father, HappyFlower finally birthed...
    ... of days break from everything or keep on taking the Miralax , Activia, etc?...
    ... Three cheers dear! In all seriousness.... I take Miralax on a regular basis. If not every day, every other...

  58. Gallbladder pain or not 15th January 2008
    ... plan for the constipation. I haven't been taking the Miralax like I should. I have only been taking 600mg/day of ... job. I guess that I need to combine in it with the Miralax . I just hate spending so much to treat the side effect...
    ... long run if it's something easily remedied with some Miralax ....then great. Is it easily remedied with Miralax ... This is funny because I kind of lost track of my Miralax intake last week and I am paying for it this week...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fentanyl

  59. Emergency appendectomy and still hurting! 13th January 2008
    ... you need your pain meds. Start immediately taking Miralax daily, and a stool softener. The problem with constipation...
    ... going to bathroom alot easier. I;m not sure about the Miralax , but at the very least take some metamucil in addition...

  60. New side effect, constipation 5th December 2007
    ... [COLOR="Navy"] Miralax taken on a regular basis will help take care of this ... much against our bettre judgment...I have found that miralax has wored beyond my wildest dreams....thank heavens...
    ... and tried many things before finally finding that Miralax is the easiest and most effective product for constipation...
    ... when things get really backed up. I might try that Miralax though when I get paid tomorrow I will need to make...
    ... husk fiber, will that be a problem if I also try the miralax ? I have another concern, which may be harder to resolve...
    ... get back on mscontin. Maybe tonight I will give the Miralax a try....Paulo...
    ... three days before you will see anyd ifference with the Miralax . Then you will see a daily effect. It gets where...
    ... Thanks all, I'll give the miralax a shot tonight. Never thought this would be a topic...
    ... strain, and sitting. I guess I'll have to try the miralax (?). Also, does anyone know, if I need to see a...
    ... that I have never had to worry about. Today I started miralax , and hope that I will see some progress in this area...
    ... quite a few recommendations to try a laxative called Miralax , and it has put me down and in bed with the worst ... it in the evening. If anyone reading this has used miralax please let me know if there is some secret to taking...
    ... arrggh...i was thinking of trying that miralax stuff, but i don't need to have that terrible cramping ... if i cramped from that senna, how would i do on the miralax or the paste, i'm not much of a fan of raisins, figs...
    ... quite a few recommendations to try a laxative called Miralax , and it has put me down and in bed with the worst...
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  61. med change 2nd November 2007
    ... severe constipation, despite all the right treatment ( Miralax , fluids, fiber, senna, fruit, colace, everything)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin

  62. Considering changing to patch from Avinza 23rd October 2007
    ... effects. I am having bad constipation despite use of Miralax and good diet with the Avinza. I have an appointment...
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  63. constipation 10th August 2007
    ... fact, on this board, I learned of a product called Miralax --it is over the counter powder that you mix with water ... and now drink a glass of purified water mixed with Miralax every night before bed--I know it is an embarrassing...
    ... nexpensive and readily avaliable. I have never tried the miralax , but have heard it works great. HTH, Fabby...
    ... fluid intake. There is no easy answer for every one. Miralax is good, but it doesn't cause the contractions higher...
    ... Miralax is great stuff, however since they've made it available...
    ... I've had been using Miralax for about a year now, due to a med change I no longer ... be available to you. What i found great about Miralax was I had no ill side effects such as gas, pressure...
    ... that doesn't work, the best thing I have found is MIRALAX ! I have tried everything, and this stuff is a God...
    ... this board--In fact that is how I learned about the Miralax --Even knew about and had used the day prior to hip ... help from commercial products--in fact daily at least Miralax or Senna Tea--lots of water is the most basic I tend...
    ... suffer from it. I've benefited from the posts on here. Miralax doesn't work for me, not sure why. My doc told me...
    ... has to be on meds the rest of her life she stays on miralax . Some times she will still have abit of a hard time...
    ... [QUOTE=Donorpanc;3149886] Miralax is great stuff, however since they've made it available ... thread, I called several different places for cost of MIRALAX ...PUBLIX (my food store!) sells the 14-day supply...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Morphine

  64. Some advice for a NewB! 30th July 2007
    ... take milk of magnesia or recently have learned about Miralax (from this board) which helps a lot. I recently divorced...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic Percocet

  65. Just started Methadone, Any info would be appriciated.... 12th July 2007
    ... even taste it. It works pretty well it is called Miralax . I also have terrible dry mouth that I have to either...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone Oxycontin

  66. Pain meds, need help 9th July 2007
    ... [COLOR="Navy"]Have you tried Miralax ? It was prescription only, but is now OTC. You can...
    ... [SIZE="4"][COLOR="Purple"]I second the miralax . I have no problems with it and it doesn't hurt your...
    ... Here here on the miralax . It was the only thing other than bowel prep kits...
    ... use colace its a poop softner and works rather well, Miralax also plugged me up for some reason and didn't work...
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  67. Morphine Pump -Side effects-HELP!!!! 6th July 2007
    ... You can still mix things up and use kristaloose or miralax or Cascara segrada, There just isn't a one dose suites...

  68. Question concerning Pump Trials 10th May 2007
    ... tonight,so I will be trying it out. Right now I use Miralax and Docusate every night. With my progressive MS...

  69. Stopping meds for couple days to get constipation under control 9th April 2007
    ... regular BM's. I know, fun subject. I bought some Miralax this weekend after hearing good things about it. ... regular again then add back the Avinza plus stay on the Miralax . My questions are: is this a totally bad idea? Am...
    ... I just don't want to over-do it with the senna and Miralax and fiber. How much is too much?...
    ... things that work pretty well: Milk of Magnesia and MiraLax . I like to rotate the different ones. Well, once...
    ... chronic pain patients.It has for me. I've been using Miralax for the past 3-4 years now and have found that to...
    ... Thanks for all the suggestions. I've been using Miralax for the past two weeks and it has been working well...
    ... take a break after this batch runs out and try the miralax since everyone seems to swear by it and it's now over...
    ... COLOR="Purple"]I have to say that im a BIG fan of MIRALAX too! ;) hugs to all, Nu2patch:) :D :) [/SIZE...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco

  70. painkiller, constipation and throwing up question? 23rd March 2007
    ... Colitis and IBS none of those worked at all. I take Miralax on a daily basis and it works great. It actually just...
    ... 3rd day. The problem was they were not giving me my Miralax at first, which I have to have, and had me on a pure ... stool it was just a matter of time waiting for the Miralax to actually work. I'm sorry you had to go through...
    ... Babs I really suggest the Miralax , once you are on it daily you go daily and won't need...
    ... wondering if u could give me some more infor on the miralax ? What kind of store can i find it at and how much...
    ... wondering if u could give me some more infor on the miralax ? What kind of store can i find it at and how much ... tablet or mix? Thanks![/SIZE][/FONT] Hey Nu2Patch! Miralax is a powder. A normal dosage is 17grams. It's about...
    ... [QUOTE=Kissa;2887746]Hey Nu2Patch! Miralax is a powder. A normal dosage is 17grams. It's about ... im waiting for my stomach to stop hurting. Does the miralax make ur stomach have cramps or is it gentle on ur...

  71. Miralax is now OTC 17th March 2007
    ... Thanks Barbie...I wanted to ask my doc about Miralax after one of your past post about it, but, I didn...
    ... Hi, can you tell me more about Miralax ? I am quite health concious and don't really care ... you may have had or dependency issues, etc. with the Miralax ? Is it more fiber or meds? Can you use it long term...
    ... everything else i have to take. Anyhow ive read about the MiraLax on here and tonight when i went to the store to find...
    ... a serious problem, that's when I was placed on the Miralax and it's been a great product for me ever since....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zelnorm Morphine

  72. Can someone PLEASE help me with my 'potty issues' 2nd December 2006
    ... the counter short of an enema. I have been put on Miralax a few months ago and it works great, it is the only ... working out talk with your prescribing doctor about Miralax or a similiar product. It's really important to keep...
    ... plus 10 pain, etc. The only thing that works is Miralax . Take the Miralax every single day. Also, don't ... sticky' thread for laxative advice. But the truth is, Miralax is the only thing that works....
    ... don't think they work well. As someone said before Miralax is great. It is not considered an actual laxative...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  73. Any Kadian users? 10th October 2006
    ... you keep ahead of it. My doc writes me a script for Miralax . It's a stool'softener type of powder that works great...

  74. stimulant laxatives/opiates 19th August 2006
    ... senna. I have tried everything...high fiber diet, miralax , citracal, benefiber, mag. citrate when desperate...
    ... recently that I can not have any BM without taking Miralax every single day. My intestines and colon simply do...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone Morphine

  75. Constipation 2nd July 2006
    ... and more over time. He started me on Zelnorm and Miralax powder. I quickly was able to cut my dose of Senna ... take one Zelnorm Pill per day plus one half dose of Miralax every few days and I am going to the bathroom at least ... friend asks their doctor about taking Zelnorm and/or Miralax . I also recommend drinking plenty of water, getting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zelnorm

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