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Miralax

Miralax



USES: This product is used for the short-term treatment of constipation.

 
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Miralax

Uses
This product is used for the short-term treatment of constipation.
Notes
  • Do not share this medication with others.
  • It may harm someone.
  • Proper diet, increased fluid intake and regular exercise may help prevent constipation.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
  • This medication may also be refrigerated.
  • Do not freeze.


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Spending 5 hours with a little one,
Spending 5 hours with a little one,



How To Use
  • HOW TO USE THIS MEDICATION: Take by mouth once daily as directed by your doctor.
  • Mix 1 heaping tablespoon (17 grams) of the powder with 8 ounces (240 ml) of water.
  • The measuring cap provided contains 17 grams of powder when filled to the indicated line.
  • Ask your pharmacist if you have questions about any of the information.
  • Two to four days may be required to produce a bowel movement.
  • Do not use this drug for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor.
  • Long-term use of laxatives may lead to laxative dependence, chronic constipation, loss of normal bowel function and damage to the bowel.
  • Overuse of laxatives may cause persistent diarrhea, dehydration and body mineral problems.

Side Effects
  • Stomach pain, nausea, bloating, gas or diarrhea may occur.
  • If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor.
  • Allergic reactions to this drug are unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if they occur.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or trouble breathing.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of any allergies, stomach/intestinal problems (e.g., obstruction, ileus) or persistent nausea, vomiting, bloating or stomach pain.
  • This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the benefits and risks with your doctor.
  • It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medication you may use, especially other laxative medicines (e.g., milk of magnesia).
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for Miralax
Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 16
Location: Virginia
Time Taken: 2 weeks weeks

Reason: abdominal pain and constipation Date: 13 October 2010
Side Effects
increased abdominal pain, nausea, bloating, initially followed by blood in urine, severe abdominal pain, vomiting. I ended up passing kidney stones and had green and yellow stools for 3 weeks.

Additional Thoughts
It made my previously unknown kidney problems much worse. It possibly caused medullary hyperechoic kidneys.

Overall:2 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 21
Location: massachusetts
Time Taken: 1 years

Reason: constipation Date: 28 January 2010
Side Effects
i have experience weird side effects from MiraLax i have been poopin green almost for one week and my doctor hasent done nothing for me i really dont know if is the MiraLax side effects or what i really need medical attention am worrie about this situation

Additional Thoughts
and if i drink only 17g of miralax it dosent do nothing to my body i just stay bloated all day

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