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Aug 20, 2008
... I have taken prescription Miralax and have had no results, but then again, I have major constipation problems and am about to have my colon removed. ... (5 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)
... their body does not always work the best and will have more difficulty with BMs. ... (2 replies)

... the amount fiber you take in, it will just sit in the tranverse colon and become dry and hard. Your colon will take the moisture from the stool to keep the colon working properly. The rule of thumb is to drink 8 8 oz. glasses of water a day. ... (4 replies)
... For one, a fiber laxative may help a lot. Like Metamucial, Fibrucel, Benefiber. Or Miralax can be taken daily for prevention. It is important for the gut to have adequate water, exercise stimulation, and a regular bowel habit should be established. ... (4 replies)
... Yes,most likely it will if suppositories and enemas aren't working to produce a bowel movement on your own. Have you tried Citrate of Magnesia or Miralax ? ... (1 replies)
... Doc prescribed Colace. problem is it tastes awful. like not just medicine awful. REALLY awful. ... (1 replies)
Sep 26, 2010
... For the last year and a half i've been taking a stool softener called Restoralax. That's the name for it here in Canada but it's sold in the States as Miralax. Not sure if it's available in Asia. It's PEG 3550 which is the same stuff used for colonoscopy prep but in much smaller doses. ... (7 replies)
... ve had the nitro treatment twice, analpram, lidocaine, and hydrocortisone suppositories. Tried the daily fiber thing with Konsyl but could not stomach it. I also have IBS. ... (15 replies)
... Actually I'm trying Miralax right now and it's not working yet. My gastro doctor said I can take it as much during the day as I want to. ... (6 replies)
... It's funny how I was told that removing half my colon would improve things, but that isn't the case and now i'm told surgery doesn't always work for everyone. Been using laxatives for 10-11 years and i've had to abuse them to the point where i've had to keep increasing the amount I take. I know what i'm doing is dangerous but I have no choice. Being told by doctors to increase... (22 replies)
... Yeah, when you have slow transit like we do....removing half the colon will not solve the need the rest of the colon removed and your small intestine attached to your bag with this surgery. ... (22 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with a rectal intussusception. I have not yet had surgery. ... (11 replies)
... You need to drink a lot of water during the day for Miralax or other fibers to work. ... (8 replies)
... for 2 days and eating lots of fiber but so far that's not working either. It seems like all that fiber is just too much for me...I've never eaten that much fiber in my life!! I know how you are feeling... ... (65 replies)
... If I don't take the Miralax, I end of not being able to go to the bathroom, but it's in me and I start having very smelly gas and alot of it. The Miralax helps me to go, but it gives me gas, just not as smelly because it makes me have a bm everyday. ... (56 replies)
... Suzy, Thank you for sharing your irritating experience! I do not believe, in all these years, anyone has related having a similar problem with their health. ... (8 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'm really glad the Miralax is working for your daughter. ... (38 replies)
... Thanks TXMOMOF3, How do you take it? Every day or just when needed? Does it work better than Miralax? Any bloating or gassiness? Kygirl (3 replies)

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