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Miralax And Constipation
The nurse practitioner I saw recommended I take miralax for my consist. constipation due to Paxil (paroxetine). It says no more than 7 days but she said I could?
Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Miralax (polyethylene glycol) may be taken regularly if intermittent. It is best not to take Miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily for 7 days in a row. But, figure out a program of Miralax (polyethylene glycol) every 2-3 days. And then figure out a high fiber diet: High fiber oatmeal, bran, apple with skin, pear with skin,celery, potato with skin, prunes, prune juice - to consume daily so that you won't have to rely on so much Miralax (polyethylene glycol) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Day 3 of Rx Miralax (polyethylene glycol) for constipation and still having diarrhea. No regular stools. When is the diarrhea supposed to stop?
Mom (72) is taking Miralax (polyethylene glycol) for constipation. Her stool is now easily eliminated but is floating. Is the floating a result of the Miralax (polyethylene glycol)?
No: Floating stool is usually related to the fat content of the eliminated stool. ...Read more
Tooth extraction on thursday preceded by clindamycin 600 mg for premed before procedure. Regularly take miralax (polyethylene glycol) for constipation. Black loose stools ?
Medication use : Taking some medications can cause GI changes. Contact your prescribing doctor if the problem continues. ...Read more
Transit time: There is a specific transit time we all have for items that enter our digestive system.They have actually worked it out with tracer systems & can vary from 3-5 days in some to 30 minutes in kids with explosive diarrhea. If you have a normal but constipated system, it may take 3-5 days for the med to work down to the outlet. This is more a wetting agent than laxative but works well when used right. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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