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Miralax (polyethylene glycol) or ducolax, which is better?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Docusate Sodium (Definition)

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Benefiber or miralax, (polyethylene glycol) which is better?

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Is miralax (polyethylene glycol) or ducolax balance better?

Is miralax (polyethylene glycol) or ducolax balance better?

Miralax (polyethylene glycol): You should use MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) to be balance as it is not a stimulant laxative and works just as a stool softener. It is gentle on the stomach and is quite easy to use. Minimal side effects. ...Read more

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Colace (docusate sodium) or ducolax which is better?

Colace (docusate sodium) or ducolax which is better?

Dulcolax: Dulcolax probably better in an acute situations with no bowel movements in few days. Colace (docusate sodium) is sometimes used on a daily basis for patients with a tendency to constipation and it takes longer for its effect. Given your age would suggest light exercise and good hydration along with a high fiber diet. ...Read more

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Metamucil or miralax, (polyethylene glycol) which should I take?

Metamucil or miralax, (polyethylene glycol) which should I take?

Both to start: You can take both to start. Once you get things moving, stop the MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) and continue the metamucil. Also, i want you to increase the natural fiber in your diet - this will help keep your bms soft and regular. ...Read more

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Can i take miralax (polyethylene glycol) and colace together?

Can i take miralax (polyethylene glycol) and colace together?

Yes: No contraindication to taking both of these together. Don't venture to far from a bathroom. Good luck! ...Read more

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Stool softener= docusate sodium or docusate calcium?

Stool softener= docusate sodium or docusate calcium?

Either: Both work by causing small bowel to secrete fluid into gut. Increased fluid helps to sofeten hard stool; not a stimulant. ...Read more

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Are colyte (polyethylene glycol) and suprep the same?

Are colyte (polyethylene glycol) and suprep the same?

They are different: These are both used for bowel prep preceding colonoscopy or bowel surgery but they contain different ingredients. ...Read more

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Does ducolax be taken along with miralax (polyethylene glycol) while treating an anal fissure?

Does ducolax be taken along with miralax (polyethylene glycol) while treating an anal fissure?

Both may: Give you diarrhea which may cause less pain with a bowel movement but does nothing to heal a fissure and in fact may turn an acute fissure into a chronic fissure which has a much lower likelihood of healing without surgery. ...Read more

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What is better Dulcolax or miralax (polyethylene glycol)?

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Is docusate sodium or docusate calcium a better stool softener?

Is docusate sodium or docusate calcium a better stool softener?

Depends: Since calcium tends to constipate, i'd tend to side with the sodium version. However, people with hypertension who are limiting their sodium intake should probably choose the calcium version. The docusate is the active component; so either version should work. Adding more fiber & fluids to your diet will help keep you regular, too. ...Read more

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Linzess linaclotide 290mcg capsule treats what disorder

Linzess linaclotide 290mcg capsule treats what disorder

Linzess (linaclotide: Was approved by fda at end of august 2012 to treat chronic idiopathic (= cause unknown) constipation & irritable bowel syndrome with constipation it's approved is for adult patients only. Increases cgmp in intestine, which stimulates secretion of chloride & bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) resulting in increased intestinal fluid & accelerated transit. ...Read more

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What is miralax (polyethylene glycol) used for?

Relieve constipation: It is a laxative, use to relieve constipation. It can be found over the counter. ...Read more

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Which tastes better, magnesium citrate or golytely (polyethylene glycol)?

Which tastes better, magnesium citrate or golytely (polyethylene glycol)?

Depends: Which is better, chocolate ice cream or vanilla. Taste is very subjective. Most people will prefer the GoLytely (polyethylene glycol) initially but start to dislike it long before the gallon is gone. Magnesium citrate is worse intially but there is much less of it. Magnesium citrate also causes more cramping in most people. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Colace (Definition)

Colace is a laxative which is a ...Read more