Answers By CategoryDrugs — Miralax Polyethylene Glycol

I'm pregnant, and ive had one bowel movement during the last three weeks. I'm on colace, (docusate sodium) Metamucil. My doctor says not to worry. Should I worry?

6yr use of homade soap water enema/fleet products EVERDAY cant go #2 without using. some reason i cant go now even after use not constipated soft BM?

been battling const for 2 years , plenty of fiber, and drank a gallon of water a day, I have to evac digitally, stool pasty rectal pain bloated help?

Constipated over a week, took miralax, (polyethylene glycol)kinda worked but constipated again,took laxative last night,still nothing. Should I go to dr?what will they do?

currently i am constipated and have taken magnesium citrate, but it tries to force the stool and it is too painful/large/hard to come out without mas?

For constipation 15-30 ml of duphalac will be fine only one time in a day i.e after dinner for 18 yrs old girl ?

so backed up with only pebble stool. Stomach pain & gas, need relief now. Should I take Miralax (polyethylene glycol) or Mag Cit 2 clean out Now? Need fast relief.

Take the generic form of lexapro (escitalopram) and i have constipation, average of 1 bm per 7 day period. Is it safe to drink magnesium citrate to relieve ?

1 tablespoon of Metamucil a delcolax 1 day prier. Had squiggly weird bm first looked like than normal after is this from the laxat?

1.5 yr old chronic painful constipation since 9 months. Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) senna, dr. Prescribed diet, & all the other usual "tricks"haven't worked. Now what?

10 year old constipation with vomiting almost a month now. Dr said miralax (polyethylene glycol) enema suppository. None working. Fired pediatrician. Options? 

11 y.o w/ fecal impaction, verified via x-ray, and repeated vomiting for 7 wks. Tried oral laxatives, otc enemas, and enema in ER. Any other options?

12 weeks pregnant and severely constipated. I have drank tons of water and prune juice with no relief? Any other suggestions?

12 year old miralax (polyethylene glycol) 2 capfulls 3x day plus 3 senna day for constipation. 3 days today enema still has stomach pain from constipation ?

13 wks pregnant. Dr said to take colace, miralax, (polyethylene glycol) or milk of magnesia for constipation. Which is the best and fastest?

17yo son constipated. Md says no blockage. Took 2 doses miralax (polyethylene glycol). Nothing. He is convinced there is a blockage because feels bloated and gurgling.

18 weeks pregnat what can I use to make my bowel movements easier?

18 y/o girl. Is it okay to take 3-4 psyllium husk tablets daily to stay regular?

18 yr old son hasnt had a bm in 3 days i gave him miralax (polyethylene glycol) for 2 days and still nothing should I give him something else? He has left side discomfort.

18wk pregnant. Constipated for yrs.Now worse.Im miserable.Severe pain afer 4-5 days of no bowel mvmt.Tried softeners.Nothing happened.Is enema safe?

2 8oz glasses of gavilyte-G everyday with 30ml of Lactulose. Are these safe together? GI prescribed for severe constipation.

2 bottles of Mag Citrate last week. Friday cleaned out. Tuesday, a lot of gas but no bowel movement. Am I constipated again? Would linzess help?

2 bulging discs L2 & 3 hasn't had a bowel movement for 6 days despite milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) and sena. He doesn't want to go to hospital vomiting today

2 days of Mira Lax lots of water still no bm. Why?

2 help w/ bloating being full of air & NOT NEEDING TO GO poop is it ok to talk an laxative?

2 year old on miralax (polyethylene glycol) with ash gray stool?

2 yo has mucus in stool when it's soft. He gets constipated a lot because he doesn't drink a lot if water. Suppository used sometimes. Is this normal ?

2 yr old has ALL & has been on chemo for 10 months. She has Severe constipation to the point of screaming in pain. Won't take Miralax.

20 weeks pregnant and just had gallbladder surgery. So constipated. Is it safe to take an enema? Been taking colace (docusate sodium) and drinking juice. It's not helping.

24 w preg. With long term constipation. Little/no progress after colace (docusate sodium) & fiber increase past week. Can I use epsom salt laxative once till i see dr?

24 yr f, always only had 1 bm every 3-4 wk still have to take laxitive, eat only healthy, +fobt, colonscopy only showed hemerrhoids, what could it be?

26 yo, I haven't had a bowel movement in over a week. Have tried enema, suppository, man. removal and no relief, just watery diarrhea, feels rock hard?

26 yr old. Had constip. Went semi normal after fiber and stool softener. Now diahrea. Could diet change and softeners be the cause? Scared.

27 yr old girl, constipated for 4 days have taken 3 types of laxative and nothing, taking fibre tablets as well please help?

2mo since bowel movement, always been irreg. Have h pylori. Hemmroids from straining so hard, in agony! cnt go w/o enema, lax don't work. What do I do?

2nd time Ive been constipated in a row. The 1st time I had to use an enema. Now its been 4 days. Ive been eating fruits veggies prunes. Still nothIng.

3 1/2 yr old with constipation...Is miralax (polyethylene glycol) safe? If so, what is recommended dosage?

3 days without having a bowel movement is too long for a fairly active senior. Should I take him to the ER to see if he is backed up?

3 weeks no bowel movement. Drank full bottle of magnesium citrate 24 hours ago and still nothing. What can I do?

3 year old daughter hsd rectal relapse. Has some constipation issues. Taking miralex for 3 days. How to proceed what to expect?

3.5 months post sigmoidectomy performed lap ..stll I face dyspepsia and a lot of gas throughout the day ..taking 15 gms of lactifiber & 2 PPImedicatn?

30ml of Lactulose and 2 doses (34grams) of Miralax daily for life. Is this safe? GI prescribed this since it's the only thing to help. CT normal.

35 wks Pregnant have severe constipation. Went to doctor, Miralax (polyethylene glycol) isn't helping, took water & baking soda, feel it working, Safe for baby & me?

35/m, ibs.Using sodium picosulfate from 5years.Defecation without this is impossible. Nothing else works.How to reawake normal peristalsis in dead gut.

35/m.Chronic constipation 5yrs, using na.Picosulfate syp.From many yrs.Colonoscopy, blood tests normal.Anal erosions, pain defecation.How to start rx.

35/m.Using sodium picosulfate from 5years.Have i got atonic colon due to overuse.Lactulose, fruits, prunes, fiber no good.Ct, colonoscopy, blood tests ok.

36 weeks preg. Struggled whole pregnanvy w constipation. Milk of mag colace (docusate sodium) duralax nothing is working can I take a laxative in pill form? Im miserabl

37 weeks pregnant and have used colace (docusate sodium) for the whole pregnancy- now having constipation issues. Can I drink prune juice?

3y/o no bm in 8 days glycerin suppository didn't work (pushed out) is passing gas but now running 99.4 temp. ER? Ped said wait

4 year old daughter has chronic stomach pain, even wakes her at night. Dr just says she has to poop and to use Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) she has bm everyday w/o it.

4yo daughter potty trained for over a yr was constipated, one dose of miralax (polyethylene glycol) cleared it up but now has loose stool accidents&afraid to go on potty?

4yr old daughter had been constipated i was told to give an enema she had lrg watery bm w/some firm stool, is she clear out&should i give miralax (polyethylene glycol) tom

5 yr f 8 days of peeing every 30 min except during night took 2 urinalysis normal had xray of abdomen constipated on miralax (polyethylene glycol) can an xray see tumors ?

5 yr f otherwise healthy frequent urination for 2 weeks had urinalysis normal xray taken cause constipation how long after taking miralax (polyethylene glycol) will pee stop?

5w old supplemented baby constipated 1 big bowel movement after rectal stimulation a small bowel movement with suppository 2xday Karo syrup still pain?

5yo has chronic constipation.Doc said colons completely full of stool.In 3 days had 4 100mg collace, 4 fiber gummies, 2 caps miralax (polyethylene glycol) & no bm.Wat causes?

6 days no bowel movement due to NECESSARY medications for illnesses I have. Laxatives & prune juice not worked. What should I do? (I am away so no GP)

6 days without bowel movement due to medications. Laxatives & prune juice aren't working. What should I do? (I am working away so can't see GP)

6 yr old took miralax (polyethylene glycol) 3x/day/2days for hard stool. Day 3 now has bad cramps, bloated, 101 fever. Supposed to cont miralax (polyethylene glycol) 1xday for 2 months, do i?

6days constipated have taken ducolax Phillips caplets and enemas.all it's done is make my stomach hurt.i don't know what to do. Help please?

6months pregnant and would like to know is it ok to take a probiotic instead of laxative to regulate bowel movements. I'm in overall perfect health.

7 month old having regular bowel movements that are solid. Tried prunes and juice for two days but no luck? How do I help soften her stools and is she constipated?

7 months pregnant, what can I do for fast relief from constipation?

7 weeks pregnant. No bowel movement in 6 days. Tried a suppository and an ennema. Nothing is working. I feel miserable. What can I do?

7 yo son not potty on his own. Since 2yo been on miralax (polyethylene glycol) n now ex lax. GI specialist suggest he's unwilling to go and is holding it. What to do!?

7d post-colonoscopy, no BM, nausea, bloating, reflux, abd pain, back pain. Tried fiber supp, MiraLax, (polyethylene glycol) prune juice. How else can I wake up my colon?

7y/o hasn't popped in 5 days snd usually poops everyday. I did give her miralax (polyethylene glycol) but she still hasn't pooped and now her belly hurts. What do I do ?

8 weeks preg. Md gave Zofran (ondansetron) and haven't had a bm since monday am. Took colace last night still no bm. I am passing gas. How long should I wait?

8 yr old daughter had nausea & stomach pain since mon, constipated had enema& miralax (polyethylene glycol). Hw long for meds to work til she feels better? Went to ER

8yr old with autism, adhd, and encopresis. No solid bm for 3 months. X ray this past fri. Treatment daily miralax (polyethylene glycol) and enemas. 1sm solid bm. Advice?

8yrold constipated 10days. Xray neg 4 obstrctn, rectum empty. Mom, miralax7doses?

9 wks pregnant no bm for 2 days and cramping....what can I take for a stool softener that is safe?

Abdomen pain and colon trouble, wanted to take a saline laxative to try to get it all out. If I have something serious and unknown could this harm me?

About how long does it take for sorbitol to work as a laxative?

About to take Modafinil for exam prep. Anything I need to know before I do?

Acute constipation. Hard to pass stool. Took miralax (polyethylene glycol) 3x since yesterday, only passed a few pebbles. Abdom and rectal pain. Colon cancer in family.Help?

After 2 weeks, ivetaken daily laxatives and stool softeners for 5 days, and can barely get out anything. If gas still passes, is it still a blockage?

After CT scan, doc said im constipated. Ordered me to take miralax (polyethylene glycol) for 5 days, but stopped after 3 from getting diarrhea. Help! still feel constipated?

After lithotripsy became constipated after taking vicodins. On Miralax (polyethylene glycol) 2 days, and it seemed to work. Can I stop taking right away?

After longconstipation/blockage colonoscopy,taking Citrucel but still bloated,sore stomach.What should my doc check next?Is this damage that can heal?

After taking a bowel movement it is sore to wipe and often there is blood. I do not have hard stools and i drink at least a half gallon of water dail?

After taking milk of magnesium my bowel movements were very thin could the laxative cause swelling?

After using salofalk 500 supositories for 1 1/2 weeks, i don't feel any colitis symptoms, how long should I keep on 500, should I swicht to 250?

Almost 2 weeks on lithium & i feel good. I prolly could use an lil more but I am constipation! i started colace (docusate sodium). Is that a side effect to lithium :|?

Alternative to Miralax (polyethylene glycol) for Toddler stool softener? I'm concerned about EG and DEG metabolized in kids.

Always bloated &irregular bowel movements.Should i start taking align or will it make my bloating and such worse?I work so dont want it to get in way

Am 17 weeks pregnant having severe constipation, is miralax (polyethylene glycol) safe to use during pregnancy?

Am I allowed to have an OTC laxative after my transfer day? I was put on meds for ohss after retrieval and a strict diet. Still no relief from constip

Am i getting if my chronic constipation was treating with colace (docusate sodium) and a high fiber dietor am i prone to a bowel obstruction?

Am taking Metamucil orange powder once a day for constipation. Just found out i'm pregnant, is it safe to keep taking it?

Anal pain,stool leakage after defecation&severe constipation.I tried everything to treat constipation(water and fibres)but nothing worked at all?

Any advice or comment regarding coffee enema? I have some piles removed 1 & half years ago... Any danger to do coffee enema? Pls advice ... Thnk you

Any alternative for active medication in miralax (polyethylene glycol) that is not in powder form. Is it save to take laxatives with possible bowel obstruction/ impaction?

Any danger using 1tbs milk of magnesia nightly long term for tendency to constipation? Diet is good plenty of fiber etc. dont like miralax (polyethylene glycol) or colace.

Any effective and instant solution for constipation? Have tried duphalac and enema but still doesn't work. Been feeling so weak and dying :(

Any laxative that can be taken regularly other than fiber pills? Those make it worse for me, and I've heard its bad to continue to use stimulant laxtiv

Anything else used in lieu of colyte (polyethylene glycol) for a colonoscopy?

Apparent colon blockage for the last 2 1/2 weeks. Er tried an enama & laxative last friday, didn't work. What now?

Appendix removed one week ago. I still have no bm. Drinking lots of water, stool softener, and miralax (polyethylene glycol)

Are cascara sagrada fiber ok long term for the colon?