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  1. Help!!! Bi-lateral renal reflux & ureter duplication in 6 1/2 yr. girl 11th June 2007
    ... She wanted us to do a bowel prep & then give her Miralax every day. I have a problem believing she is constipated ... I don't want her system to get dependent on them. Miralax has not been approved for children & is only supposed...

  2. 8 yr old/soils underwear/bm like glue 8th March 2007
    ... Wednesday) and then you will give him a laxative (like Miralax ) every hour for about 8 hours. This will make his ... everything will come out eventually. I usually do the Miralax in red gatorade as it is easy to know when your child ... liquid will come out! After that he will be put on Miralax (or something like that )Milk of Magnesia or Lactulose...

  3. 4.5 Yr. Old - Constipation/Encopresis/Vomiting Since Sept ! (m).. 13th January 2007
    ... so backed up. She is now on the maximum dosage of Miralax every day . If she misses a dose she will get constipated...
    ... yr old has severe constipation. He has been taking miralax since he was about 1 and a half. I still tells me...

  4. Need Help....Constipation in Toddler 20th November 2006
    ... had problems. About 9 months ago we did a trial of Miralax , which helped but not a solution. It is horrible...

  5. Encopresis my daughter "HELP" (LUKA and others) 27th August 2006
    ... year old daughter has this since age 4, she is on miralax right now. And started going back to a Ped. gastro...
    ... nauseas and she would eat a lot less. No such problem on Miralax . Weight gain in itself is not a bad thing, but you...
    ... short. Yes she is still soiling even though on the miralax . But not as bad. But her belly seems to swell more...

  6. 5 yr old having #1 and #2 accidents (Mirlax and encopresis, etc...) 5th July 2006
    ... having the problems and began seeing a GI specialist, Miralax daily, potty sits etc. He was also wetting the bed ... to a new DR next week as i dont want to go thru the miralax routine again. my sons self-esteem has totally been...

  7. miralax for constipation 16th May 2006
    ... I am an adult taking Miralax and it works great "IF" you drink plenty of water ... . Miralax works by bulking up the stools. Be sure your daughter ... problems contribute a lot to my constipation problem and Miralax has been a blessing for me....
    ... Milk of Magnesia, lactuloose, senna, dulcolax and now Miralax ). Miralax works the best. It does not cause dependency...
    ... laxative. Milk of Magnesia, and also mineral oil. Miralax was the only thing that worked. She was so backed ... eat considerably less. She was miserable w/o the Miralax . She was on for atleast a year, until she outgrew...
    ... My daughter is 5 and has been on Miralax for 1 and 1/2 years under the direction of a pediatric ... backed up. This problem has been very trying. On the Miralax she does have fairly regular soft BMs but she also ... of finetuning to her dosage and the timing of the Miralax . I am somewhat disheartened that this is taking so...
    ... finally follow my gut feeling. I halved her dosage of Miralax (the pediatriac gi said that soiling had something ... do with impaction, I believed it was just too much Miralax ) and I have become extrmely strict with bathroom routines...
    ... at night. By the way, I also think that too much Miralax causes some of the accidents. I cut mine by 25% from...
    ... am encouraged for the first time. She's still on Miralax , but is pooping once a day and only soiling periodically ... this stuff didn't matter.) I stopped mixing the miralax with milk and switched to juice or gatorade. My husband...
    ... may be useful to those who visit this site: 1. MiraLAX works by INCREASING the volume of water in the large ... enough for the stool to become soft. 2. Too little MiraLAX will not cause enough water in the stool to soften ... . 3. Too much MiraLAX will cause watery stools, or leakage because there ... However, we cannot drink gallons of water every day. MiraLAX keeps the water in our intestines longer, AND replenishes ... the electrolytes. 6. MiraLAX is not a stimulant, and should not be habit forming...

  8. help! 3 weeks/3 yr old no bm 16th April 2006
    ... different color (greyish)? Does he smell funny? Miralax will sometimes take a few days to work, but what you ... The impaction will work as a plug and so pushing Miralax from the top down is not going to do the trick, you ... of (even part of) the impaction you can either try Miralax , or a dulcolax or sennakot tablets. Then again...
    ... the doctor said to double up on the miralax , stop the enemya until friday, then try again. the...

  9. 15 month old having difficult bowel movements 5th December 2005
    ... Granted, she has other issues as well. She is now on Miralax and it has made our lives so much easier. The Miralax ... the counter stool softners? My daughter takes the Miralax daily (3 tbs) and it works wonders. I hope that something...

  10. 5 year with constant urinary tract infections 5th December 2005
    ... an incredibly alarming rate. We are now down from Miralax everyday to every other day. She has been clean for...
    ... Does the Miralax make her poop rather mushy? Depending on the antibiotic ... possible causes for frequent UTI's. My daughter takes Miralax and has taken antibiotics to speed up her bowels and...

  11. 7 yo still having accidents 3rd November 2005
    ... extra fiber or prune juice, can also be something like Miralax ). Small accidents that are not followed by a proper...
    ... stool leaks out they aren't aware of it. My son is on miralax which is tasteless and can be mixed with any liquid...

  12. Constipation/Vomiting/Bed Wetting 15th July 2005
    ... constiopation every since she was born (she's now on Miralax ). Occasionally she will wet the bed in the middle...
    ... constiopation every since she was born (she's now on Miralax ). Occasionally she will wet the bed in the middle...

  13. Advice for MRI 20th June 2005
    ... asking the GI doc about it again. He had given us miralax the last time. Does your daughter have to run to...

  14. poop experts (chonic constipation in 7 year old)? 12th June 2005
    ... muscle tone, it is there). Right now she is one Miralax and it seems to work ok but not perfect. I know it ... to normal size) When we do a clean out, we use the Miralax and it goes very quick and very well. My daughter ... started agin. Her gastro told me to up the dosage of Miralax : not stronger but more of it (14 oz, instead of 12...
    ... ffectiveness and we constantly were upping the doasage. The Miralax had been working well for a year now... How old...

  15. Help me disguise the Medicine 2nd May 2005
    ... doctor to see if he can suggest something else. I know miralax is a prescription strength laxative that acts the...

  16. 11 year old with irritable bowel syndrome help! 20th December 2004
    ... consitpation pretty much all of her life. We are on Miralax , 2 tbs a day which is a max dose for anyone of her...

  17. 4 year old Screaming her bum hurts! 28th October 2004
    ... are watching his diet, etc.etc...currently he's on miralax for a few months now and we are tapering off in a...

  18. Ilium Atresia and Constipation 24th July 2004
    ... her stooling. In addition, I was to give her the MiraLax daily. I'm not fond of having her take the MiraLax...

  19. Constipation in a two year old 15th March 2003
    ... could make it past. We ended up having to be put on Miralax which gave him major diarhea, but the doc and all...
    ... We have been to many doctors, had tests and been on miralax for 2 1/2 years. I have done many searches on many ... having constant, painful constipation, even while on miralax . We had to hold his hand and even hold him while...

  20. constipation 27th July 2002
    ... went. To make a long story short, they put him on Miralax , an adault laxative you mix with water, and drink ... his life. Help!! anything you might know about this miralax , or preventing constipation please let me know!! ...
    ... troubles going to the bathroom. My daughter has been on Miralax for a little over two years. What your doctor failed ... reason behind it all, then slowly wean him off the Miralax . I hope this has helped you some. If you have any...

Cystic Fibrosis board
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  1. Questions about Celiac's Disease 12th February 2006
    ... problems. Or maybe your child needs a little help with miralax or mom. I thought amount of enzymes was based on...
    ... abdominal x-rays to prove it. She takes Glycolax ( Miralax ) daily for this. But, she goes all of the time. ...

  2. Am I being too paranoid 11th May 2004
    ... problems with constipation for a few months. He's been on Miralax , which helps for a while...but then the problems return...

Depression board
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  1. *sigh*...just need to let it out 2nd February 2008
    ... it is involved) I am on Lyrica, Flexeril, Levbid, Miralax , and Cymbalta. I also take Percoset when IBS gets...

  2. cymbalta 6th October 2005
    ... well. Only complaint is constipation. He gave me Miralax which has helped a ton. I have dropped some lbs which...
    ... as hell but ok. Anyone else? Even my script for Miralax isnt working, Kel...

Diabetes board
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  1. Question about diabetes and colonoscopy 14th March 2008
    ... unsure about is what prep beverage should I mix the Miralax with. I've been trying to find palatable sodas like...
    ... You could look into other options other than Miralax . I just read that they have created a phosphasoda ... disgusting experience anyway, so anything you mix with the Miralax won't help too much with the taste. I would avoid...
    ... Thanks Wallis. Acturally Miralax is very user friendly. It has no taste at all and...

  2. Anyone else have bowel problems that could be related to their diabetes? 3rd January 2008
    ... days w/o going, so I'm taking Col-Ase and started on Miralax . I used to go about 3 times a day, and now it's totally...

  3. Low sodium and chloride - why? - on metformin 9th August 2007
    ... Anyone have any ideas? Also on vytorin and tricor and miralax . Thanks Elegiamore...

  4. hyperglycemic response? 13th November 2005
    ... son is currently only taking Gabatril, Motrin and Miralax , but has several different medical issues going on...
    ... son is currently only taking Gabatril, Motrin and Miralax , but has several different medical issues going on...

Diet & Nutrition board
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  1. Elderly-Swallowing-Nutrition 20th March 2002
    ... 2 T. Milk of Magnesia in the AM and one measure of Miralax (prescription) in water at night to help with this...

Digestive Disorders board
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  1. No gall bladder anymore, but having same pain 3rd March 2008
    ... toast. He also gave me Carafate for my stomach and Miralax for constipation. I think you do need the Upper...

  2. Small bowel series question???? 6th February 2008
    ... One last thing, i have tried Bently, Reglan, and Miralax Nexium, and Prilosec and now trying Pepcid without...

  3. Chronic Indigestion of Unknown Origin/Diagnosis 5th February 2008
    ... thing that made me improve was STOPPING benefiber and miralax ! Those were making it all worse and I didn't realize ... it - I was taking them as dr orders but the miralax was causing the nausea (no more nausea!) and the benefiber...
    ... being too much of a nuisance. I'm glad that stopping miralax and benefiber have helped you and that you have pain...

  4. 25 yo Male with Chronic Constipation and Motility Problems, any advice? 29th January 2008
    ... a Rx, and still can be under RX, I take 17grms at miralax . Took months to regulate me. But now, given I ... dependent as are laxatives that stimulate. Metamucil and Miralax do not stimulate, they gather water, create a stool ... My bowels however with the blueberries,apples, miralax , and this new found juice in America (acai) huge immune...

  5. Still searching for relief! 17th January 2008
    ... all gynecological areas? Also try benefiber and miralax for getting stuff moving. miralax makes me nauseous...
    ... was to be normal with the 53% ect. I have tried the miralax without success, i have been only having a bowel movement...

  6. Still No HIDA Test Ordered-- HELP! 4th January 2008
    ... medications, I have done the same thing! I stopped the miralax and haven't had a bout of nausea since. A day or...

  7. Gastritis 30th December 2007
    ... hydrated and wait for it to pass. The did prescribe her Miralax and I had to dissolve it in liquid so it would return...

  8. small bowel series results 24th December 2007
    ... benefiber 3x/day, levbid 2x/day and I had stopped taking miralax but had a dose yesterday and I will again today. ...

  9. Miralax, Benefiber, Hyoscyamine and nausea 19th December 2007
    ... aches. I'm taking 2 tsp benefiber 3x/day, 1 dose of miralax and the hyoscyamine 2x/day. I wasn't completely constipate...
    ... come back as normal :) I'm pretty sure it was the Miralax that started the nausea, I didn't really have any...

  10. small bowel series and colonoscopy 17th December 2007
    ... that) so he told me to continue the benefiber, add miralax and he prescribed Levbid for the cramping/spasms....

  11. HELP CO2 Pressure on the bowel 16th November 2007
    ... the stool not to be passed out. He just took some MiraLax , and we are praying the gas will ease up enough to...

  12. Question about constipation 9th September 2007
    ... all the food I eat little comes out..I currently use miralax every day and stool softeners. I tend to gain weight...
    ... I also have been taking Miralax with nothing much coming out with a lot of gas. I...
    ... laxative tea or laxative with Senna when you are taking Miralax every other day for the past few weeks cause problems...

  13. Gastroparesis...please share 8th August 2007
    ... constipation has always been a problem for me I am on Miralax 2 or 3 times a week. It seems to help a little. Have...
    ... still losing weight (about 70 lbs now),. I also take Miralax ever morning. There is no cure for this. Doc was...

  14. Constipation 6th August 2007
    ... already tried those things then maybe pick up some miralax . It took about 3 nights to work for me. But once ... nstipation continues or comes right back after you stop the Miralax , I would ask for a check-up with your doctor. At...

  15. What do I have? 31st July 2007
    ... onstipation, so I tried that and they have been a godsend. Miralax is GREAT and I'm back to almost being able to eat...

  16. What is Giardia? 30th July 2007
    ... safe laxative that you can use for a few weeks like MIRALAX which is cheap ($10) and over the counter. 4...
    ... safe laxative that you can use for a few weeks like MIRALAX which is cheap ($10) and over the counter. 4...

  17. Anybody know much about gall bladder sludge? 27th July 2007
    ... is a cheap way to buy yourself some more time. MIRALAX is a laxative that is very easy to use - 1 glass a...

  18. seeing surgeon mon 7/30/07---HELP! 27th July 2007
    ... ramble but feels good to get to express. thanks Try MIRALAX . It's an over the counter laxative that you can take...

  19. Black Intestines? 21st July 2007
    ... severe constipation. It sounds like I work for Miralax I've been pushing it so much, but it has been a godsend ... again. Even stool softeners are our the door. Miralax is over the counter now and places like Target and...

  20. Sulfur smelling gas 16th July 2007
    ... the constipation, there is a new OTC by the name of Miralax . Give that a shot. I hope things start looking up...

  21. Lactose Intolerance not sure? 16th April 2007
    ... treating me for IBS, I am currently on Zelnorm and Miralax . Nothing has really helped. Yet, the other day I really...

  22. imvic46 21st December 2004
    ... Miralax is wonderful. That stuff even stopped my reflux! ... the digestive problems go hand in hand. I hope the miralax works as well for you as it did for me. By the way...
    ... upper right quadrant pain. That's great that the Miralax is working so well for you. Hope it does for me too...
    ... Mom22, How is the Miralax working? Hope you had a great Christmas. I had a...
    ... Hi Vic, The Miralax is working ok. I was reading about it though and...

  23. Right Upper Quadrant Pain 11th December 2004
    ... no stones) It is a vicious cycle. I take Nexium, Miralax , and Xanax. I seem to at least for the time being...

  24. 2 scopes Monday...Afraid of Cancer. Questions please. 3rd December 2004
    ... esophaghittis and folded gallbladder. I am taking, Miralax , Nexium, and Xanax. As long as the IBS is under control...
    ... blocker, Xanac an acid reducer, I,ve never heard of Miralax . I was getting worried because the meds I,m taking...

  25. Zelnorm and Miralax Questions 22nd July 2004
    ... used for short periods but do what your doc says. Miralax is an osmotic laxative that suppose to make your BMs...

  26. Soft stool constipation 30th December 2003
    ... only got professional help once, which was when I got miralax . The problem I am having now is very skinny and soft...

  27. Post repeated on other forums. Only way to find help with different problems. Acid Re 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...

  28. Sick and tired of being dismissed! 5th November 2003
    ... women, but I know that there's other drugs, such as Miralax that are out there that you may want to suggest to...

Disabilities board
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  1. An Important Question...Please Offer Suggestions 17th October 2004
    ... bladder and bowel. I take several different meds daily, Miralax twice a day and zelnorm twice a day to help with teh...

Eating Disorder Recovery board
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  1. laxative abuse ...again 20th December 2005
    ... There are prescription laxatives like lactulose and miralax which are generally safe to take long-term, so you...
    ... There are prescription laxatives like lactulose and miralax which are generally safe to take long-term, so you...

Epilepsy board
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  1. An unpleasant side effect...constipation 17th August 2006
    ... days). I've got dried fruit, have tried fiber powder, Miralax in the past, bran cereal, yogurt, milk of magnesia...

Fibromyalgia board
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  1. constipation from pain meds 7th July 2007
    ... MIRALAX . I have tried all the others, and in addition to nightly ... stool softeners to keep things going, Miralax is like the miracle it claims to be. It is over the...

  2. can trauma from a fall cause fibromyalgia? 6th April 2007
    ... I just wanted to add for ur bm problems, try the Miralax , lots of people on this board swear by it and i tried...
    ... hey patch :) is miralax a pill or is it one of those nasty powders that you...
    ... Hi Pain, Thats the wonderful thing, u can mix the miralax with anything u want even water and u CANNOT taste ... me stomach cramps or bloated gassy feeling, but not miralax . Please let me know if u try it and how it works for...
    ... assuming my company's attorneys. scary :) i did buy miralax today :D didn't have the guts to mix it in plain ... i was taking 6 pills daily. and today i added the miralax . it says not to use more than 7 days?? with my constipati...
    ... everyone! Pain, im so glad that u went and got the Miralax ! I didnt see ur post yesterday, ive had alot going ... other posts in the pain management post. By now the Miralax probably has kicked in! I hope ur feeling better and...

  3. Chronic constipation caused by pain medication? 26th May 2005
    ... there is now a generic version* and an OTC* version ( Miralax ) so it is a lot cheaper than when I was taking it...

  4. Severe constipation anyone???????? 14th June 2004
    ... I have the same problem and have had no luck with Miralax or Lactulose (both on prescription). What I have...

  5. What are all these medications your talking about? 27th May 2004
    ... stomach. If you have IBs because of your fibro try miralax only if you have ibs constipation. It works wonders...

  6. Repeated On other forums. Need help Fibro. Please skip rest of post. Thanks 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...
    ... CRAZY, rx: Free Lax, Librax, Elavil, Flax Oil and Miralax . These meds do cause all my BM's to be like water...

Foot Problems board
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  1. Pttd 20th November 2007
    ... ...It is really a problem for some people. I used Miralax . because it isn't a stimulant. also took Metamucil...

Headaches board
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  1. Headache in a 13 yo...plz help! 2nd November 2005
    ... Oxycodone 30mg {3-4x Daily} Prozac {2x Daily} Miralax {1x Daily} Provigil 200mg{1x Daily} Zomig 5mg...

  2. Need help! Post repeated on Open, Fib., Headaches, IBS, TMJ and Gerd forums. Hope OK 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...

High & Low Blood Pressure board
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  1. Colonoscopy Prep & Elevated BP 30th April 2005
    ... My husband was given Miralax , a powder that we mixed with Crystal Light. It wasn...

High Cholesterol board
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  1. Lipitor & Constipation 6th June 2005
    ... the constipation. Finally, the Dr. also put me on Miralax (Glycolax is the generic name) and that made a world ... everything checked out OK. The gastro Dr. recommended the Miralax /Glycolax as well. Both Drs. said that I can stay ... on Miralax /Glycolax indefinitely. Lipitor 10 mgs. works...

  2. Anyone taking WelChol? 8th March 2004
    ... olonoscopy and they find nothing wrong, but I now must take Miralax every morning and watch my diet like a hawk to make...

Hysterectomy board
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  1. Can I ask questions about reality of hysterectomy op 10th January 2008
    ... support. Be sure to take gas meds regularly and I used miralax every day. Don't drink soda after you get home or...

  2. Anyone regret getting hysterectomy 21st August 2006
    ... ve had to take different laxatives (Peri-Colace and Miralax ) and I finally tried Zelnorm recently. I don't think...

  3. Help- Bowel pain-Part of recovery or something more serious 16th August 2006
    ... doctor for prescription laxative...I later had some Miralax that worked great without the cramping the stimulant...

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