Log in to your
account.
Quick sign up
It only takes a millisecond.
Terms and Conditions
Forgot your password?
No problem, we can help.
Enter your email address below, and you'll receive and email containing a link to reset your password.
Password reset
A confirmation email with a link to reset your password has been sent to at your request.
Please check your email and click on the link.
We do our best, but if you don't hear from us in a minute or two, please check your spam email folder.
For further assistance please contact us at support@treato.com.
Treato My Voice
Share your thoughts, experiences and ideas which could help others.
Please, no commercial content and no spam.
Make sure you enter your email address correctly so we can let you know when it goes live after a short moderation process.
The name that will be displayed with your story
Your email address will not be displayed on Treato, and will never be shared.
 
 
Thank you for sharing
Our editorial team will review this shortly and we will inform you once it goes live.
Treato My Voice
Thank you for sharing!
Your post was added to treato.com.
You’re one step away from being a registered user on Treato.
Just choose a password, and you’re done!
Treato My Voice
NOTE: All My Voice posts are carefully monitored by the Treato tream.
Your privacy is important. Treato will never sell or give your email address to a third party.
How to use bookmarks
Bookmarks allow you to easily access Treato pages that interest you through the My Treato
panel on the right
help-img
Successfully bookmarked the
page!
Bookmarks allow you to easily access Treato pages that interest you
through the My Treato panel on the right
help-img
To save and access your bookmarks from any browser, you need to be
logged in or create an account in 5 seconds.
Successfully bookmarked the
page!
You now have bookmarks. In order not to lose them, we recommend that you sign up or log in.
Security check
Let us know that you are a human.
Type the characters you see in the picture below
Submit

Citrucel vs. Miralax for Constipation

Change usage

Citrucel

OTC
/ 9,355 posts

Miralax

OTC
/ 71,362 posts
Other Names: Glycolax   Clearlax   Smoothlax   Purelax   Dulcolax Balance
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 9,355 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 71,362 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
Concern level
Top 3 Concerns
Depression
Did you have
this too?
Burning
Addiction
Concern level
Top 3 Concerns
Weight Gain
Did you have
this too?
Dehydrated
Hemorrhoids
See all concerns, alternative treatments and more
See all concerns, alternative treatments and more
Treato Video
Follow us
share this page
Help people by sharing experiences you've had with Citrucel or Miralax - your story could impact others.
Treato My Voice
By irish
February 6, 2014
irish wrote
stuttering , interesting
Comment on this post
By sarita
August 28, 2013
sarita wrote
After starting Miralax started stuttering
Comment on this post
By Jeannie
August 2, 2013
Jeannie wrote
Miralax and up all night with stomach cramps
Comment on this post

What patients are saying about Citrucel vs. Miralax

503 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
and I use it infrequently with no lingering side effects...
...you really gassy but it really helps me. I also drink at least a gallon of water a day (live in the desert, take meds that cause dryness) and I cannot say enough about valuable that is. Miralax an...
I think it's true, too. Miralax has helped when Citrucel...
...When I'm bloated I have found that daily Citrucel worked the best. My ...pill form and I think it's true, too. Miralax has helped when Citrucel didn't do the trick. ...then I get constipated....
she had c diff and that is about 4 years now. It keeps...
...has taken Citrucel and Miralax every day since she had c diff and that is about 4 years now. It keeps her regular ...also takes a probiotic called...
We have tried Miralax without success. It only softened the...
...tried Miralax without success. It only ...wasn't worth having my daughter upset. We are using Citrucel and that seems to work much better. Our ...weren't always giving her Citrucel. When the ...
day. my doc was right... the miralax helped with the...
Miralax does help, but my doc ...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 th...
every day. I tried Miralax and hated it - it made me...
...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...
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,...
...safe to take miralax...that does wonders! take it at night, and in the morning, take citrucel for the fiber...
others, I take a prescription called Miralax every night at...
Jackie and others, I take a prescription called Miralax every night at bedtime. Because it tastes so terrible I mix it with Citrucel to inhance the flavor. It has some kind of...
used Miralax too, however I didn't find that experience...
I've used Miralax too, however I didn't find ...down. It did help \"clean\" me out though It has taken a few days for the Citrucel Caplets to work however I'm feeling much...
feedback