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A 35-year-old female asked:

Does miralax work better if you drink it quickly?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Basics: this is a product that works by binding water molecules to its material & not allowing the intestines to extract them as they move through the gut.By mixing with the other digestive debris it keeps poop soft & plyable so you can pass softer stools. How fast you drink it makes no difference in how it works. It often takes 3-4 days for a dose to work through & out of your gut.

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Last updated Oct 29, 2020

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