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can miralax be taken every day

A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: See a dietician for a diet change and especially if you are trying to diet for weight loss

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Osmotic Laxative: Yes, it is OK to take Miralax daily. There are different types of laxatives. Some are safer than others . It depends on how they work. Saline laxativ ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Follow directions: 1 capfull per day is the dose
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Ideally you shouldn't have to take Miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily for long periods of time. You want to make sure you are not missing a more con ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Generally it's safe: The makers of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) want to make sure you aren't using it because you have a serious underlying condition that is being masked ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: But if you need laxative for more than 2 weeks please consult your M.D.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Miralax: Miralax is quite benign. Many people with bowel issues like constipation and bloating use this with little to no issues.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Some side effects of miralax: gastrointestinal: abdominal bloating, cramping, diarrhea, flatulence, nausea.
A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: Increasing water intake and increasing fiber intake are good ideas. You can give 1/2 of the dose of Miralax, but why not try something a little more ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
19 years experience Pediatrics
.: Miralax (polyethylene glycol) 4 times a day seems more than the usual dose. Check with your physician if this is the dose he wanted for you.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Nobody knows: it is category C meaning there are no studies
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