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  1. Hemorrhoidectomy Soon
    ... give it more time to heal. theres a powder called miralax ,its safe to use and will make you have abm every ... life. remember ( water ,fiber drink,stool softer, miralax , no pushing,no sitz bath)...
    ... for me. Soft, but not liquid. Grrrr. I'll try the Miralax then. But, the last time I did Colace, I threw up...

  2. Hemorrhoidectomy on Friday...Help me
    ... complete bm ,they ease off if it gives you to many.i took miralax its perfectly safe and not habit forming all it does ... put more water in your stool . moms is also safe but miralax is more gentle. you must find a system were you bet...

  3. What would you do?
    ... taking an enema on day 3, taking fiber supplements and Miralax with no results, lots of bloating, and tired all the...

  4. Colonoscopy today...AGE...22
    ... became quite concerned since I haden't even started the Miralax /Gatorade prep yet. I was instructed to begin the Gatorade ... as if the ducolax actually cleaned me out and the Miralax prep just finished the job. I have to say the Miralax...

  5. Colonoscopy scared to death
    ... lightly or phosphates to induce diahreah he had to drink Miralax which is fairly tasteless mixed with Gatoraide, he...

  6. vascular malromations found in colonoscopy of 8yo daughter...
    ... her stool and it was passing as Diarrhea. he gave us miralax with instructions to clean her out until she had watery ... backed up again even though shes still taking her daily miralax . and we're going to run another series of blood tests...

  7. harry i need your help
    ... begining i also take stoll softerner two a day and miralax ita an osmatic laxitive. is it possible to have fiber...

  8. child is constipated
    ... miralax is an osmatic laxative and is safe and not habit forming...

  9. I Survived Sphincteroplasty Surgery!!
    ... its a stool softern,my colorectal surgen told me of miralax its prescrition,it is not habit forming,all it is ... fiber one with benfiber in the morning,teaspoon of miralax a hour later,soup with veg and salmon with benifiber...
    ... won't get infected. I will also ask him about the miralax . Thank you! Right now I seem to be living from pain...
    ... Kelley, He told me some for of miralax . I know he told me I would have diaherra (sp) 3 times...

  10. Having Colonoscopy Monday morning, I have a question
    ... you who have had colonoscopys, did you all do the Miralax prep. The directions I recieved said to take a whole ... 30 day supply of miralax in one evening along with 4 docolax. Is that normal...
    ... That is what I did. I had to mix the Miralax into 64 oz. of clear gatorade or propel fitness water ... . I liked the Miralax prep better than the gallon of Golytly. Plan on...
    ... preps--some use the gallon of Golytly, some use the Miralax , some use Fleets, some just use pills. It all depends...

  11. constipation and FLEET not working?
    ... They end up having to take stool softeners and/or Miralax to prevent constipation. Some medications will...

  12. 2 er trips same problem
    ... tried everything. i was using the dulcolax laxatives. Miralax 6 times a day zelnorm twice a day 6 stool softeners ... said it might take a while to work go back on the miralax and zelnorm. Meanwhile I did a couple enemas and that...

  13. 11 y/o not potty trained HELP!!
    ... thought maybe it was constipation so they put him on Miralax . That never helped so they sent him to more doctors...

  14. Chronic constipation. Backed up stool!
    ... minutes you will be cleanened out, i then started miralax and it just adds water to your stool and is safe...
    ... I was constipated. He prescribed something called Miralax powder which I have taken now every morning for the...

  15. New fissure problem, I think...please read
    ... increased my fiber after these surgeries and take miralax every day till i need it. must keep stools self moving ... soft to achieve your goal of healing after surgery. miralax is not habit forming ,its a osmotic laxative. all...

  16. anal fissure problems need advise stool impacted
    ... foods and soups and lots of liquids,moms and started miralax yeasterday but cannot have a bowelmovement,any advise...

  17. My 4 year old has encoprecis
    ... movement. His belly is distended and hard. He take Miralax daily but recently had diarreah from a stomach virus ... so he went a few days without the Miralax and now he can't go. How long is too long to go without...
    ... multiple doctors about it as well. They put him on Miralax and said that he would outgrow it but he wasn't. ...

  18. BM problems and severe pain! HELP!
    ... had serious issues with bowel movements. I am taking miralax and mineral oil to prevent constipation. So, when...

  19. Hemorrhoidectomy Blues 2
    ... okay or should i go to a soild diet,i been taking miralax it sofens the stool but wondering if a should stop...
    ... unbearable. you can try to soften you stool up i use miralax its a safe powder you mix with water and eat fiber...
    ... worst pain I've ever freaking had. I started taking Miralax too and since I have a very sensitive stomach, I've...
    ... spasm. what worked for some time is this water , miralax , stool softener and flaxmeal.it made it come out ... two teaspoons of flaxmeal organic one scoop of miralax two stool softeners water lots of it soups with...

  20. prep for colonoscopy?
    ... wondering if anyone has had to take something called Miralax . At 2 o'clock the day before I was told to take 4 ... At 4 o'clock I was told to mix a prescription of Miralax 225g into a 64 ounce of orange Gatorade. Anyone on...
    ... Miralax is tasteless and odorless. I actually use to mix the...
    ... I have done the Miralax prep mixed in gatorade. It doesn't change the taste...
    ... I took generic Miralax mixed with orange Gatorade. It tasted exactly like...

  21. Dicyclomine, Bentyl??
    ... major cramps as well, such as laxatives, Ive tried Miralax and everything, with no success, all Im taking now...

  22. Cronic Constipation
    ... Right now I'm stuck takeing daily doses of glycolax, miralax , and other versions of this white powered laxative...

  23. Constipation in 5yr old after c-diff
    ... tried Benifiber (seems to make more constipated), miralax (worked 1 or 2 times but stops), now on Milk of magnesia...

  24. Possibly a blockage???
    ... scheduled for a colonoscopy. This doctor prescribed Miralax in the meantime, which works as well as peri-colace...

  25. My colonoscopy experience... Care to share yours?
    ... begin the liquid stuff. The prep consisted of mixing miralax in 64 oz. of a clear gatorade or fitness type drink...

  26. Hemorrhoidectomy Survivor
    ... my first few BM's. You can also try mineral oil. Miralax started working for me the next few days, but worked...

  27. Resection Bowel Question
    ... It has gotten a bit better, but I still have to use miralax at times, and lomotil at others. I guess it is just...

  28. Chronic Anal Fissure
    ... helped some are the baths.. They also have me taking miralax to soften the stools, i guess that helps some too...

  29. Unknown bowel/digestive issues
    ... gastroenterologist? I'd recommend that. Have you tried Miralax (rx). It's often used where there is a tendency to...

  30. Constipated for a week!!!! HELP
    ... not to panic. Call up your PCP & ask for an Rx for Miralax . It usually works pretty quickly & is not as harsh...

  31. Chronic Constipation..Help!
    ... out more than a tiny here and there) doctor gave me Miralax to get me back regular and I haven't had much of a...

  32. Help with colonoscopy prep
    ... tried enema but have done the gallon stuff and the miralax mixed into clear gatorade or propel fitness water...

  33. Severe Gas
    ... on and off for the past 10 yrs. I have been on Miralax for the past yr, and it used to help, but not anymore ... . She told me to stay on the Miralax -2x daily, then zelnorm tablets 2 in am 2 in pm, plus ... doc today, and she said to stop everything except miralax , and I will see her next week. Has anyone ever...

  34. defectogram
    ... saw gastrinologist yesterday, and she has put me on miralax , enlose, and zelform. I am now scheduled for a...

  35. Colonoscopy was a breeze!
    ... Then when I had to drink the powdered stuff, called Miralax , I mixed it with 64 oz. of clear watermelon flavored...

  36. Natural laxative???
    ... anything natural that might help? I have taken Zelnorm Miralax Dulcolax Fleet Stool softeners No luck on these...

  37. Polyethyline Glycol?
    ... lorindalee, The laxative Miralax is not anti freeze and is now an OTC laxative --...

  38. rectum popping out....
    ... and is day #3 of this illness. Tonight, i took miralax , (which is something i didnt want to do, since chemicals...

  39. Colyte flavors?? any favorites?
    ... milk--for substance and protein. The last prep was miralax mixed in 64 oz. of clear Gatorade. It was much better...

  40. Help! Need any/all feedback re: impaction
    ... difficult. She sent me to a GI Monday and he prescribed Miralax for two weeks. He said that would move the impacted ... to remove impaction? Did anyone have success with Miralax ? Thanks a bunch! I'm a worrier by nature so obviously...

  41. Metamucil powder or tablets?
    ... I could do to relieve constipation. He prescribed " Miralax ". It has been wonderful being able to go normally ... again. I had heard of Miralax powder and the "lax" part of the name told me it was ... read laxatives were not wise to take. Found out that Miralax is not a laxitive, it draws water into the stools ... along the way. Miralax has no taste, thank goodness. Too bad I suffered...
    ... Misty, Sorry to tell you this but MiraLax is a perscription laxative that should not be used...

  42. could I have damaged myself?
    ... and up until recently when I decided to start taking Miralax regularly, I was unable to go for a month at a time...

  43. 3 1/2 yr old on Miralax
    ... It's my understanding the Miralax is a different kind of laxative, so I don't believe ... we used MOM an over the counter laxative similar to miralax to get him thru the rough patch....
    ... daughter had been on laxatives for 4 years now, and on Miralax for the last year. It will not hurt her/his intestines ... it comes to that. Do not worry about dependancy, Miralax is not a stimulant and therefore will not cause dependancy ... Is your child seeing a gastroenterologist? Being on Miralax for such a long time makes me think you could do with...
    ... and he is now 5 and mostly better. He has been on Miralax and mineral oil for a couple of years. Like others ... have said, Miralax is apparently safe to use this way. And, I have ... it is very important that these children take the Miralax and get their colons pumping again. There were times...

  44. Miralax
    ... I have been on Miralax for alittle over a year now. I also take Zelnorm, ... and Metimucil. I have read that Miralax should be used short term. But the doctor wants me...

  45. encopresis questions
    ... 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...

  46. Son is constipated
    ... With the extra fiber, or with MOM (or lactulose or Miralax ) you want to end up with a good size mushy poop (sorry...
    ... completely stop working. Same with the lactulose. Only the Miralax seems to keep working, even though we had to up her ... became impacted anyways... Right now we only work with Miralax and sometimes enemas... Yes, flu won't help!...

  47. need help with my 10 yr olds bowel problem
    ... bisacodyl) tablets OR if you have a nice doc, with Miralax . MOM and Miralax are non-stimulants, bisacodyll is ... mega colon. She is fine after a clean out (we use Miralax ) but easily impacts again. Only a very religious routine...

  48. Anyone heard of an intestinal stimulator?
    ... from above or below), keeping stool soft (as with Miralax ), and retraining the bowel (scheduled sits on toilet...

  49. Stool Color
    ... rays, CT Scan, Transit study and GI Doctor put me on miralax and zelnorm. I want to get off the drugs so I've been...

  50. My son is 2 yrs+ resection...questions
    ... has a normal size BM. He is on the lowest dose of miralax , yet to go off of it he tends to get impacted. He ... not constipation or impacted). Aside from the miralax , I do massage and reflexology with him. This is how...

  51. Frustration with encopresis
    ... laxative, and then he might be put on a laxative like Miralax . BUT it might also be, if his case isn't severe (e...

  52. bm problems with 5 yr old son
    ... untreated leads to megacolon. The fact that he was on Miralax meand a doc has seen him, Miralax is presciption. ... What was the docs intention when he put your son on Miralax ? To keep him on it for a while or to just make him ... There are much better ways to produce a BM than giving Miralax ! By the way - here we go again - many children...
    ... (plus it gave her stomach cramps). She is been on Miralax (the prescription stuff) for 7 months now and the ... this as it is extremely messy... My gut tells me the Miralax isn't doing what it is supposed to do....so hearing...

  53. Need some advice please help
    ... The best think on the US market right now would be Miralax , which is prescription and rather expensive! Check...

  54. need any info on my 5 yr old sons diagnosis
    ... again! If your doc puts you on a laxative, ask to get miralax . Both MOM or lactulose will not work as well as Miralax ... (in all reality you could say Miralax is just a high fiber drink). Get in a routine. This...
    ... mini clean out) and then we go back to the laxatives ( Miralax ) twice a day. She can be fine for weeks on end, end...

  55. will stool show up on a X-ray?
    ... after several trips to the Dr's, she gave me Miralax to take... I went home and took 5 glasses over the ... didnt take it right... told me to take a gallon of Miralax .. Holy cow , I dont think I could drink a gallon...
    ... no black specks or holes>?>? dont forget I used a Miralax prep that morning and should of been empty...

  56. miralax Question, has anyone taken this?
    ... I have been on Miralax (or the generic version Glycolax) for exactly 1 year ... messed me up further. Finally my PCP put me on Miralax (why he waited so long I don't know) I started out ... confirmed that I had a motility problem and should take Miralax every day forever or until my bowels returned to normal ... own, which I doubt will happen. I am happy with Miralax /Glycolax and will not hesitate to take it. I still...

  57. stool softoner? whats best
    ... Miralax or Glycolax both work pretty well. They are prescription...

  58. Colonscopy showed tortuous colon - others with this?
    ... nothing has helped. And I simply cannot drink that Miralax stuff every day - it makes me gag and very nauseated...
    ... supposotories, fiber, you name it, have also been on the miralax but could not tolerate it, made me sick to my stomach...
    ... can't say why I was constipated. I was told to use Miralax daily, if it works, I might have to take it for rest ... right, has anyone else been told that? Anyway, the Miralax seem to be working so far....
    ... intake but did not help. As soon as I stop taking Miralax , in about 2 days, my constipation would return. Don...

  59. What is a good "hard" laxative?
    ... problem the Dr. says) No urge at all usually. I am on Miralax daily - which helps a lot, but even with that sometimes...

  60. Ulcerative Proctitis anyone?
    ... Cortifoam? Have you ever prepped for a colonoscopy with Miralax ? that's what i was given to drink on Sunday..superbowl...

  61. Miralax/Glycolax as Prep for Colonscopy?
    ... as well, for my colonoscopy prep. However, I take Miralax /Glycolax on a daily basis on my GI's orders. I ... both my PCP and my GI agree that a small dose of miralax daily would act as a stool softener -- and it does ... easier. There is absolutely no taste whatsoever to Miralax /Glycolax. I mix it with water only and there is not...
    ... Miralax /Glycolax is absolutely tasteless and I used it daily ... are NOT regular for any reason, I wouldn't suggest Miralax for a colonoscopy prep. golitely (sp?) is pretty...

  62. Resection
    ... test 8 weeks post -op for the second time. I took Miralax and stool softeners for the 6 days of the test and...

  63. Help with symptoms
    ... that showed "stool everywhere" and so they gave me Miralax . I have taken it daily since last Friday and have ... am wondering if the thin stools are a result of the Miralax or if I should be concerned they are something worse...
    ... agree. Sounds like way too much fiber combined with Miralax is making your bowels go crazy. Pain before a BM ... the fiber supplements altogether, and take 1/2 the Miralax . Exercise 3-4 times in the next week, especially...

  64. Dehydration in the intestines no matter how much h20 I drink !!!!!
    ... anybody knew if prolonged use of polyethylene glycol ( miralax ) could damage the water or mucus absorption in the...
    ... hopes this helps you. Why again did you use this miralax for so long???...

  65. Laxative abuse- Just stopped! HELP!
    ... find nothing wrong. The Doctors gave me Zelnorn, and Miralax they worked in the begining before I started into...

  66. Stool softeners, need help!
    ... same problem.....I take colace 3x a day along with Miralax , (a prescription. The ingedient in colace is: docusate ... to see a doc about about it they can prescribe the Miralax : here's the definition....Miralax is a polyethylene...
    ... much and when i need it, i take it. the name of it is miralax ...it comes in a powder form and you are supposed to...
    ... Just to clarify but Miralax is not a stool softener it is a Laxative which is...

  67. Biofeedback/Pelvic floor retraining
    ... am still v. constipated. I take Colace 3x a day, Miralax 2x a day and to go to the bathroom I need to do an...

  68. Hemorrhoid removal Wednesday. Questions?
    ... thrombosed and bleed. More and more lately. I take Miralax lately due to chronic constipation. I have Multiple...
    ... constipation PLEASE PLEASE take your fiber supplements, miralax , whatever you have to do to avoid constipation. Constipati...
    ... constipation PLEASE PLEASE take your fiber supplements, miralax , whatever you have to do to avoid constipation. Constipati...

  69. Child with Encopresis/Megacolon
    ... the book, we have tried it!). Right now she is on miralax , which helps her produce softer stools.But she has...
    ... the megacolon is still as mega as ever. With the Miralax she at least has no diarrea. Some days she'll poop...
    ... Lactulose will cause diarrea in most cases, but the Miralax works well in that department. Miralax is prescription...

  70. question bout colonoscopy
    ... take 4 Bisacodyl tablets at 3:00 then at 5:00 i drink miralax mixed with gatorade. The reason im getting the colonoscopy...

  71. encopresis???
    ... This will take bowel retraining and medication. Miralax is one drug of choice. If the doctor wants to use...

  72. beating a dead horse here...
    ... Hey quincey, I will use the miralax and ducolax (sp?) tabs. I'm sure it will taste horrible...

  73. Miralax and Kindergarten! help!
    ... What sort of problem does he Have? As you know Miralax is a Prescription laxative an Osmotic type meaning...
    ... school the next day.the doctor put my daughter on miralax to for a while and i stopped giving it to her and...
    ... problem and he should not have to miss school for it. Miralax is not habit forming, if your son needs it to prevent ... can't help it. My advise would be to give him the Miralax (in juice!) on an empty stomach, then give him an...

  74. Diverticulitis That Wont Resolve
    ... like pain way down in my pelvic area. He has me on miralax for two weeks and then when I go back hopefully he...

  75. spastic colon
    ... looks like :) . I am like I gas machine :) Ive tried miralax also and it was weird because it didnt work and I...


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