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  1. HELP - selfinflicted constipation in 3yr old!
    ... with our son and the doctors just kept prescribing Miralax which didn't seem to work. I ended up going on the...

  2. how much miralax do you give to a three 3 year old
    ... Why does your three year old need Miralax ? It concerns me that these drugs are prescribed to...
    ... trying to heal mega colon or mega rectum issues). Miralax is safe to use as it doesn't stimulate bowels, and ... kids have major medical issues warranting the use of Miralax for a really long time. My daughter was on it in for...

  3. Fatigue in 4 1/2Yr old girl
    ... have to talk to her gastro about. She is still on miralax every other day or she cannot have a bm and she will...

  4. 3 year old on 1 cap of Miralax and 15 month old with bowel issues.
    ... how aggressively we need to treat this. He upped her Miralax dose from 1 cap ful(adult dose) to 2 cap fulls. For ... until further notice. We are also to mix 8 caps of Miralax with 64 oz of juice and she is to drink that in the...
    ... shrink back to normal size. And with the amount of miralax you are dealing with I don't think you will see pudding...
    ... She is actually doing a lot better. Still on teh miralax , but going everyday on the potty! It has been a long...

  5. 2 yr old girl bowel movment problems
    ... will eventually make bowels "lazy". Maybe ask for Miralax instead (that will make the poop softer by adding...
    ... she was 2 - she is now 4.5. We are currently using Miralax (you can buy it at Walmart now) and its worked wonders...
    ... know of several parents who've had to resort to using miralax instead....
    ... had problems...Children's Hospital put them on daily Miralax before it was over the counter and it was a miracle...
    ... over the counter laxative with similar properties to miralax -- it draws water out of the colon (large) intestine ... has their children on daily maintenance dosages of miralax . With DS, the first time he used his potty chair...
    ... seem to be a bit sweeter. A lot of doctors recommend Miralax , but I have found it does not work on my daughter...

  6. 6 year old, chronic belly aches
    ... started to think it was nerves, also. Now she's on Miralax daily, and she's perfectly fine....
    ... Scope isnt until july 21, so we are on huge doses on miralax and prevasid until then. THank you for all you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zantac

  7. miralax is this good for child who is 1 yr. old
    ... I am going to say no because Miralax is a drug and it contains chemicals which are harsh...

  8. Miralax Dosage
    ... Doesn't sound right to me, but none the less, Miralax is a DRUG. It gas chemicals in it, so I would really...
    ... her a children's enema two days before you do the Miralax treatment and a day before the Miralax treatment. ... poop is stuck at the exit (pardon my language), the Miralax is just going to give her stomach cramps... Hope...
    ... Miralax Dosage -------------------------------------- ... just told me to give my daughter a whole bottle of miralax mixed with 64 oz of water and drink it all within ... day. Is this safe. ----- A normal, adult dosage of miralax is taking 17 grams in 8 oz of fluid daily. If the ... thinks it's safe, try someone else. First of all, miralax hasn't yet been proven "safe" for children. Secondly...
    ... colon. I know plenty of encopresis kids who have used Miralax without ANY trouble for really long periods of time ... with all kinds of other laxatives, but never with Miralax . L....

  9. miralax dosing for 5 year old with severe hypotonia
    ... matter of how much they need. My son is 2.5 and been on miralax for almost a year. He gets severly constipated without...

  10. dosage of miralax
    ... sure if it was a good idea to put your daughter on miralax for so long unless it's the doctors orders...but even...
    ... No Miralax does not cause dependency nor a weak colon. It isn ... diagnosis is (megacolon?). But it seems like just taking Miralax isn't helping your daughter enough... L....
    ... Mmmmmm..... Miralax is still a DRUG so I wouldn't consider it safe. You...
    ... all the laxatives your doctor could prescribe (and Miralax you can now buy without a prescription) Miralax is...
    ... with CF whose children are on maintenance dosages of miralax because of bowel issues. Miralax, like milk of mag...

  11. Constipation Help
    ... had constipation troubles...and pediatrician ordered Miralax and that has been a very good thing! It used to be ... complaining of not feeling good/tummy aches she starts the Miralax . One granddaughter is now a teenager and won't discuss...

  12. 11 month old baby has constipation
    ... easier for them. Ask your pediatircian but long term Miralax worked great. I just put a little bit in some juice...

  13. feelbad (marcia)...
    ... when things are scary. I've been giving him the miralax since the last incident of blood...I thought the doctor...

  14. Need help or suggestions as to whats wrong with my son
    ... the bowels to mover more regularly. Also now that Miralax is available over the counter, you might try that...
    ... [COLOR="Navy"]I would try Miralax also. It is sold over the counter at Target, walmart...

  15. 2 Year old with constipation
    ... is a medication that is now over the counter called MIRALAX . when my dd was 2, it was a prescription but she...
    ... years old. I agree with the other poster, try the miralax . It is safe to use and works really well. She also ... holding it in and that makes it worse. Do try the Miralax . I don't think you should be doing enemas so much...
    ... Thanks, a lot of people have mentioned Miralax , but I haven't been able to find it. My daughters...
    ... enemas, it wasn't meant to be at all! Regarding the Miralax , have her doctor write a prescription for it. I still...
    ... taking you seriously (esp since he has never mentioned Miralax which is pretty standard for consitpation). Good luck...
    ... days to clear out the hard stuff. I need to give her Miralax (2 tsp) once a day for up to 6 months. The Miralax...
    ... to make it better but i really do believe that the miralax is a good starting place. my dd has had the abdominal...
    ... After a while into the problem we were finally given miralax which he still takes(he is now 8 years old!). I was ... thin side and has him dosed at two capfuls a day of miralax but then he seems to lose any control and is runny...
    ... Miralax ! My daughter has been on it for 4 years. It has...

  16. endoscopy on 7yo girl
    ... and consistent. she is currently on prevacid and miralax . my husband is a little unsure as to whether we...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid

  17. Help!!! Bi-lateral renal reflux & ureter duplication in 6 1/2 yr. girl
    ... She wanted us to do a bowel prep & then give her Miralax every day. I have a problem believing she is constipated ... I don't want her system to get dependent on them. Miralax has not been approved for children & is only supposed...

  18. 8 yr old/soils underwear/bm like glue
    ... Wednesday) and then you will give him a laxative (like Miralax ) every hour for about 8 hours. This will make his ... everything will come out eventually. I usually do the Miralax in red gatorade as it is easy to know when your child ... liquid will come out! After that he will be put on Miralax (or something like that )Milk of Magnesia or Lactulose...

  19. 4.5 Yr. Old - Constipation/Encopresis/Vomiting Since Sept ! (m)..
    ... so backed up. She is now on the maximum dosage of Miralax every day . If she misses a dose she will get constipated...
    ... yr old has severe constipation. He has been taking miralax since he was about 1 and a half. I still tells me...

  20. Need Help....Constipation in Toddler
    ... had problems. About 9 months ago we did a trial of Miralax , which helped but not a solution. It is horrible...

  21. Encopresis my daughter "HELP" (LUKA and others)
    ... year old daughter has this since age 4, she is on miralax right now. And started going back to a Ped. gastro...
    ... nauseas and she would eat a lot less. No such problem on Miralax . Weight gain in itself is not a bad thing, but you...
    ... short. Yes she is still soiling even though on the miralax . But not as bad. But her belly seems to swell more...

  22. 5 yr old having #1 and #2 accidents (Mirlax and encopresis, etc...)
    ... having the problems and began seeing a GI specialist, Miralax daily, potty sits etc. He was also wetting the bed ... to a new DR next week as i dont want to go thru the miralax routine again. my sons self-esteem has totally been...
    ... peditrician that knew what my son had. we were trying the Miralax that would give him Diarreha then we quit and had ... bowel out with the medicine called Lactulose and some Miralax . Know he wants us to have a Sitz Marker X-ray done ... If they are gone then we will have to continue the Miralax and we are also going to see a psycotherapist to help...

  23. miralax for constipation
    ... I am an adult taking Miralax and it works great "IF" you drink plenty of water ... . Miralax works by bulking up the stools. Be sure your daughter ... problems contribute a lot to my constipation problem and Miralax has been a blessing for me....
    ... Milk of Magnesia, lactuloose, senna, dulcolax and now Miralax ). Miralax works the best. It does not cause dependency...
    ... laxative. Milk of Magnesia, and also mineral oil. Miralax was the only thing that worked. She was so backed ... eat considerably less. She was miserable w/o the Miralax . She was on for atleast a year, until she outgrew...
    ... My daughter is 5 and has been on Miralax for 1 and 1/2 years under the direction of a pediatric ... backed up. This problem has been very trying. On the Miralax she does have fairly regular soft BMs but she also ... of finetuning to her dosage and the timing of the Miralax . I am somewhat disheartened that this is taking so...
    ... finally follow my gut feeling. I halved her dosage of Miralax (the pediatriac gi said that soiling had something ... do with impaction, I believed it was just too much Miralax ) and I have become extrmely strict with bathroom routines...
    ... at night. By the way, I also think that too much Miralax causes some of the accidents. I cut mine by 25% from...
    ... am encouraged for the first time. She's still on Miralax , but is pooping once a day and only soiling periodically ... this stuff didn't matter.) I stopped mixing the miralax with milk and switched to juice or gatorade. My husband...
    ... may be useful to those who visit this site: 1. MiraLAX works by INCREASING the volume of water in the large ... enough for the stool to become soft. 2. Too little MiraLAX will not cause enough water in the stool to soften ... . 3. Too much MiraLAX will cause watery stools, or leakage because there ... However, we cannot drink gallons of water every day. MiraLAX keeps the water in our intestines longer, AND replenishes ... the electrolytes. 6. MiraLAX is not a stimulant, and should not be habit forming...

  24. help! 3 weeks/3 yr old no bm
    ... different color (greyish)? Does he smell funny? Miralax will sometimes take a few days to work, but what you ... The impaction will work as a plug and so pushing Miralax from the top down is not going to do the trick, you ... of (even part of) the impaction you can either try Miralax , or a dulcolax or sennakot tablets. Then again...
    ... the doctor said to double up on the miralax , stop the enemya until friday, then try again. the...

  25. 15 month old having difficult bowel movements
    ... Granted, she has other issues as well. She is now on Miralax and it has made our lives so much easier. The Miralax ... the counter stool softners? My daughter takes the Miralax daily (3 tbs) and it works wonders. I hope that something...

  26. 5 year with constant urinary tract infections
    ... an incredibly alarming rate. We are now down from Miralax everyday to every other day. She has been clean for...
    ... Does the Miralax make her poop rather mushy? Depending on the antibiotic ... possible causes for frequent UTI's. My daughter takes Miralax and has taken antibiotics to speed up her bowels and...

  27. 7 yo still having accidents
    ... extra fiber or prune juice, can also be something like Miralax ). Small accidents that are not followed by a proper...
    ... stool leaks out they aren't aware of it. My son is on miralax which is tasteless and can be mixed with any liquid...

  28. Constipation/Vomiting/Bed Wetting
    ... constiopation every since she was born (she's now on Miralax ). Occasionally she will wet the bed in the middle...
    ... constiopation every since she was born (she's now on Miralax ). Occasionally she will wet the bed in the middle...

  29. Advice for MRI
    ... asking the GI doc about it again. He had given us miralax the last time. Does your daughter have to run to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Singulair

  30. poop experts (chonic constipation in 7 year old)?
    ... muscle tone, it is there). Right now she is one Miralax and it seems to work ok but not perfect. I know it ... to normal size) When we do a clean out, we use the Miralax and it goes very quick and very well. My daughter ... started agin. Her gastro told me to up the dosage of Miralax : not stronger but more of it (14 oz, instead of 12...
    ... ffectiveness and we constantly were upping the doasage. The Miralax had been working well for a year now... How old...

  31. Help me disguise the Medicine
    ... doctor to see if he can suggest something else. I know miralax is a prescription strength laxative that acts the...

  32. 11 year old with irritable bowel syndrome help!
    ... consitpation pretty much all of her life. We are on Miralax , 2 tbs a day which is a max dose for anyone of her...

  33. 4 year old Screaming her bum hurts!
    ... are watching his diet, etc.etc...currently he's on miralax for a few months now and we are tapering off in a...

  34. Ilium Atresia and Constipation
    ... her stooling. In addition, I was to give her the MiraLax daily. I'm not fond of having her take the MiraLax...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Erythromycin Zantac

  35. Constipation in a two year old
    ... could make it past. We ended up having to be put on Miralax which gave him major diarhea, but the doc and all...
    ... We have been to many doctors, had tests and been on miralax for 2 1/2 years. I have done many searches on many ... having constant, painful constipation, even while on miralax . We had to hold his hand and even hold him while...

  36. constipation
    ... went. To make a long story short, they put him on Miralax , an adault laxative you mix with water, and drink ... his life. Help!! anything you might know about this miralax , or preventing constipation please let me know!! ...
    ... troubles going to the bathroom. My daughter has been on Miralax for a little over two years. What your doctor failed ... reason behind it all, then slowly wean him off the Miralax . I hope this has helped you some. If you have any...