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At What Age Can Babies Take Miralax
At what age can a baby take miralax? My pediatrician old me it is safe to give my 10 month old benefiber, but it is still not doing the trick.
I Rx it that young: I often use full strength apple or prune juice (not diluted baby juice)in infants. It takes 2-4 days but in volumes of 1-2 oz /1-3xday it helps some.The mirilax was a prescription med before years of safe use let it come to the otc market. The pedi gi's in my neighborhood started using it >a decade ago in infants & i occasionally do.Start with teaspoon & increase as needed to get to soft stools. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a 1 yr old baby take everyday any kind of fiber or miralax because of constipation caused by whole milk?And if yes how much the recommended dose?
Ok for breastfeeding mother to take ducolax or miralax? Baby is 13 weeks. If not, what stool softening med is safe?
Miralax is safe: Miralax is a safe and effective stool softener for breastfeeding mothers. There is little to no systemic absorption of this medication. To help with issues of constipation also suggest increased exercise, increased hydration with water, and a balanced diet with lots of fruits, vegetables, and items high in fiber. ...Read more
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). If dose is not effective in 8-12 hours, a repeat dose may be given until stool is soft. Too large a dose will cause diarrhea and can potentially cause dehydration, so be sure to offer fluids. ...Read more
My boyfriend and i want to get pregnant. I'm on miralax & dolcolax. Could that hurt my chances or the baby?
Not at all: Neither of those medications will hurt your chances for baby. They are both incredibly safe. Good luck! ...Read more
35 wks Pregnant have severe constipation. Went to doctor, Miralax isn't helping, took water & baking soda, feel it working, Safe for baby & me?
Constipation: This should be fine and not harmful to your baby. ...Read more
How safe is it to take miralax on a daily basis? My son took it daily between the ages of 2-3. Now i read a study it causes autism.
Nonsense: No connection.Forget you ever heard it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hours to days.: Miralax works by absorbing water from the colon allowing it to move easier through the bowel and pass the stool. It probably needs to be taken daily to be effective . It is not like milk of magnesia or citrate of mnagnesia, which should only take few hours to be effective. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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