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Docusate Calcium vs. Miralax for Constipation

Docusate Calcium

OTC
/ 110 posts
Other Names: Stool Softener   Surfak

Miralax

OTC
/ 73,021 posts
Other Names: Glycolax   Clearlax   Smoothlax   Purelax   Dulcolax Balance
Rating:
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 73,021 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate or docusate sodium (International Nonproprietary Name, ) – often referred to as DSS, Aerosol OT or AOT – is a common ingredient in consumer products, especially laxatives of the stool softener type. I... Read more on Wikipedia
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By irish
February 6, 2014
irish wrote
stuttering , interesting
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By sarita
August 28, 2013
sarita wrote
After starting Miralax started stuttering
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August 2, 2013
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Miralax and up all night with stomach cramps
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What patients are saying about Docusate Calcium vs. Miralax

6 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
vitamins. She prescribed me mirilax powder and docusate...
...told me the consitpation is caused from the prenatal vitamins. She prescribed me mirilax powder and...
in thepast I have used Miralax. If you currently are very...
dk, I take a daily stool softener called Surfak, you can ...it under the generic name docusate calcium. It runs about 10 bucks ...speak in thepast I have used Miralax. If you currently are very...
update. I took the MiraLax advice. Used the recommended...
...an update. I took the MiraLax advice. Used the recommended ...took my usual stool softener, Docusate calcium, once per day. Throughout this ...first three days on MiraLax, I still couldn...
ur just making more poo. try miralax also and try flax seed...
...body. i have found that miralax works the best for me, ...dosucate sodium pills, and the docusate calcium pills. NOTHING . hell once ...just making more poo. try miralax also and try flax...
sodium or docusate calcium (taken with lots of water!)...
...I also used to use vaseline on the area before/after ...can help. Docusate sodium or docusate calcium (taken with lots of water!) ...bit (half a cap) of Miralax/Restoralax is good,...
to ease up on the Miralax which I have now gone from...
...environment for fungus AND putting Clotrimazole and Betamethasone Dipropionate cream ...to ease up on the Miralax which I have now ...morning Tablet of 240mg of Docusate Calcium.... I hope ...
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