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Constipation (also known as costiveness, dyschezia, and dyssynergic defaecation) refers to bowel movements that are ...
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Miralax 27,094 Laxative 22,419 Stool Softener 15,249
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Citrucel vs Miralax

Citrucel
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Miralax
Other name: Soluble Fiber (Soluble Fiber)
Other name: Glycolax (Glycolax)
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Constipation
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Prescribing mode:
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Methyl cellulose (or methylcellulose) is a chemical compound derived from cellulose. It is a hydrophile white powder in pure form and dissolves in hot (but not in cold) water, forming a clear viscous solution or gel. It is sold under a variety of t...
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Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is a Ether compound with many applications from industrial manufacturing to medicine. It has also been known as polyethylene oxide (PEO) or polyoxyethylene (POE), depending on its molecular weight, and under the trad...
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About Citrucel
Methyl cellulose (or methylcellulose) is a chemical compound derived from cellulose. It is a hydrophile white powder in pure form and dissolves in hot (but not in cold) water, forming a clear viscous solution or gel. It is sold under a variety of t...
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Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is a Ether compound with many applications from industrial manufacturing to medicine. It has also been known as polyethylene oxide (PEO) or polyoxyethylene (POE), depending on its molecular weight, and under the trad...
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I agree with starting Miralax first tho---good stuff...
" ...that is. Miralax and Citrucel don't help me-just gas and bloating, no results. But senokat does and I use it infrequently with no lingering side effects. I agree with starting Miralax first... "

I think it's true, too. Miralax has helped when Citrucel...
" ...etc.) When I'm bloated I have found that daily Citrucel worked the best. My dr. ...the pill form and I think it's true, too. Miralax has helped when Citrucel didn't do the trick. For ...anything because then... "

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she had c diff and that is about 4 years now. It keeps...
" My mom has taken Citrucel and Miralax every day since she had c diff and that is about 4 years now. It keeps her regular and she ...used to. She also... "

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We have tried Miralax without success. It only softened the...
" We have tried Miralax without success. It only softened the ...It wasn't worth having my daughter upset. We are using Citrucel and that seems to work much better. Our 8 ...also weren't always giving her... "

my doc was right... the miralax helped with the first ph...
" Miralax does help, but my doc ...out day after day. my doc was right... the miralax helped with the first phase ...of constipation but this citrucel really is effective to maintain my bm's. hopes this... "

every day. I tried Miralax and hated it - it made me...
" ...miles so yes, I'd say I get enough exercise. I have been supplementing my fiber by taking Citrucel every day. I tried Miralax and hated it - it made me very sick. I suppose it could be the fat and not... "

didn't help. He then put me on Miralax twice a day and I'm...
" My gastroenterologist started me on Citrucel, but it didn't help. He then put me on Miralax twice a day and I'm... "

safe to take miralax...that does wonders! take it at night,...
" ...it's safe to take miralax...that does wonders! take it at night, ...and in the morning, take citrucel for the fiber... "

is great. It's not a stimulant so you don't cramp, and...
" Miralax is great. It's not a stimulant ...in water. I also take citrucel tablets daily. Helps... "

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don't really like Miralax and sometimes stool softeners a...
" ...Is it safe to take Citrucel tablets when you have gastroparesis? I'm just thinking fiber ...slow it down. I don't really like Miralax and sometimes stool softeners are... "

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