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Miralax 83 Oz
3 1/2 yr old with constipation...Is miralax (polyethylene glycol) safe? If so, what is recommended dosage?
I've taken dulcolax and miralax (polyethylene glycol) and still nothing....I haven't been "to the bathroom" in 7 days. I've taken 5 dulcolax pills and two doses of miralax (polyethylene glycol) ?
About 4: One glass or cup is considered 8 ounces of water. ...Read more
Confusing question: The nutrition value of this drink is gained by ingesting it as a supplement to your diet. Diluting it with water would drop the calorie/nutrient value per ounce, but if the amount of original product remained the same, it would not change the value. Some might find the texture or taste more acceptable in diluted form.Dilution will not harm the product. ...Read more
My Dr is having me take Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) Lactulose 30mL, a full bottle of mag citrate and a suppository all today for having incomplete thin bm's. This safe?
Not enough info: Sounds like you are being cleaned out and may need colonoscopy if you do not resolve the partial obstruction you describe. If your doctor knows your diagnosis she needs to explain it to you and answer your questions. If you are uncomfortable get a second opinion. It sounds excessive but I would ask the doctor why so much. Do you have a history of laxative abuse? Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
IBS. Ate 5 Fig Newtons Friday for constipation. SOFT stool 3 x's today w/first bm being about pinkie size. Rest dime size. Colonoscopy Dec. 2013 ok?
OK: Not sure what the question. BM vary in size / shape / consistency and depend upon intake. ...Read more
I'm taking Metamucil (psyllium fiber) for regularity - how much is the maximum one can take per day?
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What's effect of low water intake on a fetus (27w pregnant)? Usually drink 8+ 8 oz glasses during the week but haven't drank as much past 2 days.
Normal: Your test results are normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Accidentally took 1 tablespoon of Metamucil . Thought the measuring spoon said 1/2 teaspoon was 1/2 tablespoon will it be ok. ?
No problem: A tablespoon of metmucil will do no harm. Relax and go about your life. ...Read more
Regarding wheatgrass enema, after water enema , putting in to the rectum 2 oz of wheatgrass, is that diluted with water or just straight wheatgrass?
It's a waste of time: Tap water enemas are sufficient. Wheat grass enemas are a holistic hoax ...Read more
How much strength training should be done to minamize catabolism w/ a 500 cal intake deficit? Would 4 days, 4 exercises, 3-4 sets 8-15 reps be enough?
If heavy training...: ...i usually have rec 3 sets of 15 each, done in a cycle of exercises, targeting different muscle groups, a cycle of 4 then repeat. Day of rest after hard workout. Do cardio. Also get Ur calories from protein, in the form of whey supplement. Ave body needs 50gms/day. Use sup a little during training, majority after. Cals from fat & carbs also. Remember there's protein in veg, meat, dair, eggs, 2. ...Read more
Is 16 oz. Of electrolyte fluid, and 112 oz. Of water in a day unhealthy? Diet instructions given by medi weight loss doctor
Depends on solution: The content of the "electrolyte fluid" is the key to answering the question. Your daily requirements for fluid losses are exceeded by this volume, but quite acceptable if you have normal kidney function. The fluid should contain at least the daily requirements for sodium and potassium, and ideally would include additional additives (such as magnesium) in appropriate amounts. ...Read more
Prevacid (lansoprazole) for barrett's esophagus. Armour thyroid 120 mg( graves thyroidectomy 40 yrs ago), bupropion 75mg bid. Drug interaction? Hair loss sick etc
No interactions: No interactions between these medications that I am aware of. ...Read more
Does hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen oral solution contain 7% alcohol per dose or per bottle?
Its the same 7%: Its a percentage, so regardless of the volume (dose or bottle), its going to be 7% of that volume. Hope that helps. ...Read more
How to stop ABX associated diarrhea in 4 y/o? He's taking probiotics and eating yogurt. Amoxicillin is for strep. 3rd day of ten, very loose stools
Sir.My heart rate became less 45, & love B/P 150/65 ple give remedy.? & I am walking daily morning 45 minutes Evening 30 minutes.
Review your meds: If you were symptomatic meaning, : felt weak, tired, dizzy. flushed when you had this low heart rate and If you are on a betablocker or calcium channel blockers( medication ending in 'lol' or 'pine' or cardizem.. have your primary doc lower the dosage. if this persists have him refer you to a cardiologist for thourough cardiac eval. ...Read more