What is the best way to take miralax (polyethylene glycol)?

Miralax (polyethylene glycol) Miralax (polyethylene glycol) can be (dissolved) mixed in any liquid. 4 to 8 ounces of liquid is recommended.
In a clear liquid. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) can be mixed in any liquid, but if it is put in a clear liquid (even water), you will be able to make sure that it is completely dissolved. It has no taste, so it is very well tolerated. There is no particular time of the day that is preferable. Just try to take it about the same time every day.

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So what would be the best way to transition from miralax (polyethylene glycol) to a fiber suppliment?

Use both. A bowel regimen includes both: fiber, stool softners, laxatives, probiotics and a goal of two soft bowel movements daily. For hemorrhoids, fissures, or other rectal problems add hygiene (shower, olive oil and hair dryer area daily). Be well. Read more...

Is Miralax (polyethylene glycol) the best stool softener to use for slow moving colon and constipation? (am on fentanyl patches 159 mg q2 days for chronic pain)

Choices. You have choices, and none are necessarily best for any one person. You might also try OTC supplement called Magnesium Oxide. Take according to the directions on the bottle. It should help stimulate your bowels to work, and also give you some magnesium to reduce pain and spasm. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com. Read more...

Is it ok to take miralax (polyethylene glycol) for 3 months?

Depends on reason. No universal answer to this. Chronic constipation can have many causes such as side effect of meds, metabolic disease (eg. Diabetes, hypothyroidism), neurologic disease, low fiber diet, obstruction from colon polyps/colon cancer. This is why over-the-counter laxatives should not be used long-term for symptoms of unknown reason; getting to the root of the problem is highly advisable. Read more...
Might be. Agree with dr. Puppala's answer. If potentially serious causes checked for, ruled out, it can be used safely for 3 months. Better to treat the underlying problem, diet changes, etc. Whenever possible. Read more...