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... I had my hemorrhoidectomy on March 13, 2014 and it took four days before my first BM. It wasn't bad at all, but now, a little over a week later, it is very painful. I'm still taking colace 3 a day and miralax(1tsp a day). When I go it feels like glass and it is as though I'll never stop. Can someone please tell me how long this will last. BM is soft but still painful. By the... (3 replies)
... Glad your surgery went well! I wish I had been more constipated after my surgery...well, sort of. Miralax, Colace, and prune juice should help. And stay hydrated! I hope that your recovery is swift and easy. (5 replies)
... Try drinking more water to help keep the stool moving along down the colon. If the miralax hasn't worked in 3-4 days of taking it then try using a glycerin suppository to soften the stool that's in your rectum now that is probably too dry and hard to pass with miralax. The suppository can take up to 1 hour to work. If that isn't working then you might consider taking and oil... (3 replies)

... i saw the doctor been like this for four months waiting to see gi on tuesday, been to er rooms, finally got miralax prescrbed to clean me out, i was on it for ten days tablespoon every day, started feeling too bloated and felt like i was retaining water, but i was taking stool softeners too could it be i was taking too much of both the colace dolsat, however its spelled and... (3 replies)
... So I picked up a bottle of Miralax today. Some of the ladies at preschool have children with similar issues and their docs gave them miralax and they said it's been working. ... (1 replies)
Miralax question
Apr 17, 2009
... Thanks for the advice. I'll have to play with the times and see what's best for me. I'm using colace at the moment but it's not getting my stools as soft as i would like. I hope the miralax works better as i will probably have to use it for some time. ... (8 replies)
... From what i have read on these boards, Miralax seems to be the prefered choice between these two. Why is that? ... (0 replies)
... The osmotic tpye draws fliud to the colon to initiate BMs. Miralax is that type along with Milk of Magnesia, Citrate of Magnesia and Epson salts and several others. ... (10 replies)
... Colace is a mild stool softener. It is not a laxative. Miralax is a very, very, slow working laxative. There is no harm at all in combining them as long as you do not over do the dose! Go for it and drink LOTS of water. ... (3 replies)
... I don't know about Colace, but I take Miralax every morning and a stool softener twice a day per doctor's instructions. ... (3 replies)
... as directed by my doctor...but it's not working. I used to take Colace and still have some here...would it be safe to take Colace with the Miralax? ... (3 replies)
Miralax
May 25, 2008
... anitak, Good for you! I hope you do some investigating to get back some of the minerals, vitamins and probiotic supplementsthat have been depleted. I am glad you wrote about Mirilax --that it is not antifreeze or I would have--- antifreeze is a poison and is fatal if taken internally. Mirilax is an osmotic type of laxative --meaning it promotes excreting water from... (6 replies)
... I know you arent supposed to take Docusate Sodium for long periods as it causes a dependancy and then your bowels wont function normally on their own. It is only intended for short periods of time. I wouldnt up the dosage unless instructed by your doctor. (5 replies)
... tmnn123 anal stenosis is tricky to fix , your rectum walls are very narrow and tight and will cause you to have very narrow stools and if you have hard stools it will be very difficult to evacuate.you can develop this form not eating enough fiber to bulk up your stools which cause your sphincter to get very tight.you will have have a very qualified colorectal... (16 replies)
... kel123 the sphincteroplasty repaired the sphincter but you have a fissure and if it lasted this long its chronic,a fissureomentry will resolve the spasms and reduce rectal tone.once you have it all this trouble will go away,you think you heal and then it comes back,knifes pain while have a bm is a sure sign of one. i have soft stools and had this pain my sphincter... (9 replies)
... Maybe someone can help with some advice. I was taking 200 mg of colace (ducosate sodium) daily for constipation problems related to diverticulitis. It was working great then suddenly it seems to have stopped being effective?????. I am not sure if it is safe to take a higher daily dose or if that would even work. What is the best time to take it. Morning, evening or with meals?... (5 replies)
... I've been taking Miralax along with Colace for the past few days, and it does seem to be helping. In fact, the day after I first took Miralax, I got a little more relief than usual. ... (9 replies)
... with the Equate version of Senokot. I must say that MIRALAX is a good daily regimen as well. You mix it with cold or hot drink daily, but it won't be an immediate result. ... (14 replies)
... s not much room for stuff to exit. I upped my dose immediately to Colace 3x a day and one dose of Miralax before bed. ... (6 replies)
... Well, it feels like 6 months not almost 8 weeks. I don't think I have a handle yet on how to "comfort" my intestines. They either don't work at all or don't stop. I am taking daily - 2 colace, 1 1/2 Tsp. Benefiber 2 x day, 1 capful Miralax, 2 Fiber Gummies, and try to get 64 oz water. I am uncomfortable all the time - gas pains or just pain on the lower left side where the... (0 replies)


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