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Feb 2, 2017
... could do a cleanse like is done prior to a colonoscopy or other procedure. It's hard, but well worth it. The Cleveland Clinic says to mix 238 gram container of Miralax in your favorite 64 ounce bottle of Gatorade. I like the blue. Here are their instructions. ... (1 replies)
... I have been going to the gym and started skipping the Colace the day before gym because I would pass gas during exercises and got VERY constipated again. ... (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)
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 can develop this form not eating enough fiber to bulk up your stools which cause your sphincter to get very 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. ... (7 replies)
... I've been taking Colace since before the surgery. And, the day of the surgery, my dr gave me something else to take twice a day. And, I added miralax 2 or 3 days ago. And I've taken Colace plus the other stool softener at the same time. I took milk of mag. Earlier. And took dulcolax. ... (2 replies)
Hard stools
Apr 25, 2015
... Hi I an having a problem with hard stools...I am taking colace,milk of magnesia, miralax, metamucil...but still don't have soft stools..recently I had undergone peri rectal abscess surgery and the doctor advised to keep stools soft and prescribed the above stool softners...I don't known what is stopping. ..I take ibuprofen for pain somsometimes. ..can anyone provide some... (0 replies)

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