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Dr. Binny Koshy
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
More info : Will need more info to comment. What was the creatinine value ?
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Try enema: If laxative has not worked, you may try Fleet's enema. The medication is available over the counter at drug stores. Drink enough water so that your ur ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: See a dietician for a diet change and especially if you are trying to diet for weight loss
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barrett Mclaughlin
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Cramps are Common: Miralax is an osmotic laxative. It helps to hold water in the stool. This softens the stool & makes bowel movements more frequent. This also means ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: You have bowel movements.
A 10-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Glad to hear it...: It's always gratifying to know a child has improved with such a simple, nonsystemic approach as miralax (polyethylene glycol). However, since we don't ... Read More
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A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Presumably . . .: Miralax, a brand of generic polyethylene glycol 3350, is used as an osmotic laxative to treat constipation (http://www.drugs.com/miralax.html). It wor ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Motola
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Safe: You could increase the dose. This is safe medication. If you are having diarrhea on it stop or reduce dose. Goal is to achieve soft stools that are ea ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Saradarian
34 years experience Family Medicine
See a specialist: 18 month old infants should not need daily laxatives. She should see a pediatric gastroenterologist.
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