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at what age can babies take miralax

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It is safe: It is safe to take MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) for a 10 month old, especially if constipation is a big problem. It can take between 1-4 days to real ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Maalox tends to be more of an antacid.Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is better than constipation.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gasseling
47 years experience Pediatrics
1 year: no real minimal age but would carefully manage diet and even use glycercin suppositories before relying on Miralax (polyethylene glycol) at such a you ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Diet modification: Try to increase the amount of ruins and vegetables in her diet rather than getting her started on laxatives. A good way too is to cut down on the dair ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Around 7-8 years: There is no perfectly safe age to take a bath alone in a tub, but kids under 4 yrs are at higher risk of drowning. Statistics from a few years ago sho ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Dont need to: No need to add rice to baby's bottle unless it is for a medical reason like reflux. Starting baby foods, that is feeding rice cereal watered down wit ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Specializes in Pediatrics
6 months: By six months of age a healthy baby should be big enough to sleep throught he night without requiring a feed.
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Anti-clotting: Aspirin binds with a special spot on the platelets, making it harder for them to stick together and make clots. This helps to prevent strokes and hear ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I certainly would: Not encourage it if the purpose was desired weight loss. Occasional laxative use for constipation that is not responding to hydration, dietary fiber, ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience Family Medicine
Fruit Juice: It is recommended not to serve infants juices until they are after 8 months of age. It is not recommended to give orange juice. Juices should be give ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Hooper
41 years experience Pediatrics
The best answer is n: It's best if an infant never lies down holding a bottle. Formula & juices sit around the teeth & these are toddlers & preschoolers w/ rotted brown nub ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Well tolerated: I wouldn't worry much about the dose level.This medication has one of the safest profiles of any of the over the counter medications. The suggested do ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Harris Lilienfeld
52 years experience Pediatrics
Finger foods 8-9 Mo: most term infants without and swallowing issues can start finger foods at 8-9 months. A lot use cheerios but this often lead to teething crakers and c ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Safe?: Yes it's safe but it's usually not useful in any way. Most of us try it to make the baby "full" so they will sleep longer (I tried with a couple of m ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No&Why slow growth? : Probiotics provide a nourishing environment for normal gut germs that help sustain health, they do dot counteract antibiotics. A normal infant is supp ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Pedialyte is only recommended for a child with vomiting and diarrhea. Discuss the addition of water with your child's provider. There is usually no in ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
1.Cost 2.not much: Infants who have broadened their diet to include a variety of baby/table foods at a year have less need for the balance if nutrients in formula by a y ... Read More
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chang
16 years experience Pediatrics
It depends. : It depends on how much solids she is eating. By this age she should be having baby food three times a day. At this age, most babies have already reach ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
81 mg aspirin: Aspirin, 81 mg, per day in people over 80 yo has not been scientifically proven to be of benefit. Logic says it may indeed benefit the over 80 yo per ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Vitamin D Dose: A dose of 5000 iu units is an adequate dose for a nine year old.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience Neurology
Tramadol: Not hard and fast rule as physician can prescribe here for younger patients. Recommendations in us to be 16 or older but not firm. In europe guideli ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Don't need juice: Normal healthy babies do not need fruit juice nor vegetable juice. They drink breastmilk or formula; plus some solid foods after age 6 months. Fruits ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
VAries: Albuterol and Pulmicort can be used in a wide age range including the very young and the very old.

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