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Is it safe to give a 1 month old miralax Powder

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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: I would encourage you to do it under your docs supervision.However, I have used it for infants this young.
A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Not recommended : Neonates with constipation should not be given medications orally. If true constipation is present (hard balls of infrequent stools), an infant glycer ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
No: Safety is not established in children under 18 months.
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Miralax (polyethylene glycol): I would use the miralax (polyethylene glycol) in the recommended doses from your pediatrician.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Increase fluids: Most important to constipation is to make sure the child is getting plenty of fluids. At 12 months, can add a few ounces of water to daily milk intake ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: This was once a prescription product but the pediatric GI 's began using it in kids a decade or so ago & with its safe record it has become a mainstay ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
I recommend 2.5-5 ml: but this depends a little on the size of your baby. Preschool children easily tolerate 1 cap full, which is 17 grams (about a tablespoon or 15ml). I ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Safe and a blessing: Chronic stool retention has been around as a problem for decades. We used to use flavored mineral oil which was messy and leached out vitamins. Mirila ... Read More
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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Try prune juice 1st: At that age I try simple things first.The sugars and solids in prune juice are not fully absorbed in babies and act somewhat like what miralax does. A ... Read More

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