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Is Mira Lax Safe To Use Regularly For Treating Constipation
Im on hyosycamine...But it gives me constipation...Is miralax safe to take while on hyosycamine? If not, suggestions?
Constipation tx: Your medicine will both slow, the gut and may cause loss of water from stool, both causing constipation. Miralax will draw water in the bowel as an osmotic agent. You may also need a push to the system. Ue fresh summertime fruits or dried fruits such as peaches, , apricots, cherries, and prunes which will solve the problem. ...Read more
Once daily: Generally, once daily. Sometimes, twice in specific circumstances. It is gentler than other laxatives. It;s generally safe if used only when necessary or when it's likely to be constipated frequently. ...Read more
Is miralax safe during pregnancy? I used it prior to pregnancy, as I have cronic constipation, but I am reluctant to use it now that I am pregnant.
Constipation: Change in bowel habits, either diarrhea or constipation can occur with pregnancy. Most critical to bowel function is eating regularly and following a careful diet. When constipation develops, increasing water intake and adding fiber (metamucil, citrucel, benefiber) is usually enough. If okay with your obgyn, MiraLAX is usually well tolerated and can help if fiber and water are insufficient. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there anything safe or prescription Ican take for chronic constipation due to Paxil, getting off pax within 1 mo. Benefiber didnt work etc. Taking miralax. ?
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