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Miralax (Definition)

Polyethylene glycol is a laxative which is a ...Read more


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3, 8oz glasses of prune juice with Miralax TO relieve constipation. Is this dangerous? It's a lot of sugar and carbs

3, 8oz glasses of prune juice with Miralax TO relieve constipation. Is this dangerous? It's a lot of sugar and carbs

Not dangerous : But too much, you may have bloating and cramps. If chronically constipated or suffer IBS, kindly ask for referral to a gastroenterologist for in depth management if current treatment isn't controlling your symptoms, good luck ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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How often can one take miralax (polyethylene glycol) for constipation? Is it safe?

How often can one take miralax (polyethylene glycol) for constipation? Is it safe?

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

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Can I give my 1.5 month old Miralax (polyethylene glycol) for his constipation? No bm for 2 days.

Can I give my 1.5 month old Miralax (polyethylene glycol) for his constipation? No bm for 2 days.

Not recommended : Neonates with constipation should not be given medications orally. If true constipation is present (hard balls of infrequent stools), an infant glycerin suppository can be used short term while investigating and treating the root cause. ...Read more

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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more