A 60-year-old male asked:
Good morning doctors! i take miralax every 3 days.. not sure why. it works, but it works right away..within an hour. 2 questions please..1-is that normal? 2..should i adjust the dosage of miralax up or down and should i add any other product or not?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Laxatives: If there has been a recent change in your bowel pattern and you haven't had a colonoscopy for several years, it is recommended to have one. Most \MD's don't approve of a laxative habit. Have you tried increasing your water and daily fiber intake? The objective is to avoid your body's dependence on stimulant laxatives. Consider eating prunes, pears,apples,wheat bran.
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