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... st month he has had very hard, rock like stools. He does not have constipation because the rocks are there daily. On the advice of an M.D. takes daily doses of Miralax and Senakot with stool softener. He drinks lots and lots of water. He also takes fiber supplements. ... (1 replies)
... I use a heating pad for menstrual cramps and IBS cramping and it does help relax the abdominal muscles. Drink more water than you usually do as it will help the stool softeners be more effective. ... (2 replies)
... I have been taking 17mg of Miralax daily. He wants me to wean off of it and us a docusate stool softener instead 3 times a day. ... (2 replies)

... If Miralax alone does not do the trick, add a stool softener. ... (3 replies)
... stool softener including Miralax. ... (3 replies)
... constipation. I have been taking Miralax, Stool softener, Citrucel and Amitiza. I go to the bathroom regularly, but I am bloated every single day for last 10 days!!! ... (0 replies)
... a tiny bit and then nothing. Then in the afternoon my left side started to hurt. I'm assuming it's where I had the surgery. I took the stool softener you told me and Metamucil and nothing. My daughter thinks I'm not eating enough. I feel like its under my ribs and if I eat more I don't want to be miserable. ... (8 replies)
... I also feel it does not help with the evacuation. The stool is not soft. At first, I thought it was going to lead me back to a normal state. That was just the constipation...or hard stools returning. The Dr. ... (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)
... a day and a stool softener. I have been bloated since the first day. Taking less helped the bloating but did not help the painful constipation. ... (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 don't know about Colace, but I take Miralax every morning and a stool softener twice a day per doctor's instructions. ... (3 replies)
... is always diarrhea,you need to have a normal round long stool . ... (118 replies)
... Miralax or Glycolax both work pretty well. They are prescription softeners. The most important thing with any laxative or stool softener is to drink plenty of water. Coffee, unfortunately doesn't count! I'm not crazy about water, and swallowing cold liquid hurts my throat. ... (9 replies)
... I used Fleet's Phoso Soda, as well, for my colonoscopy prep. However, I take Miralax/Glycolax on a daily basis on my GI's orders. I have a motility problem, and have been chronically constipated for years -- both my PCP and my GI agree that a small dose of miralax daily would act as a stool softener -- and it does. It has made my life so much easier. There is... (7 replies)
... Just to clarify but Miralax is not a stool softener it is a Laxative which is why you can only get it with a prescription. ... (14 replies)
... i am actually on a prescribed stool softener, im not sure if it is available over the counter, but let me tell you, it works wonders for me. depending on how much and when i need it, i take it. ... (14 replies)
... Miralax powder draws water into your stool to produce gentle bowel movement. ... (1 replies)
... Before you go to bed at night along with your 2 stool softeners drink miralax and take a capsulated metamucil along with it. ... (0 replies)
... Nine days is a long time, and I think some Miralax or milk of magnesia or dulcolax pills would do the trick. ... (4 replies)


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