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Docusate Calcium vs Miralax

Docusate Calcium
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Miralax
Other name: Stool Softener (Stool Softener)
Other name: Glycolax (Glycolax)
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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...
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About Docusate Calcium
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...
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sci.rutgers.edu
use miralax and it works good for me. It works slow and you...
" I use miralax and it works good for me. It works slow and you have ...to let it work. Did you mean Surfax or Docusate Calcium Stool Softener? It is a softener ...not a laxative like colace. I take it twice a... "

community.thebump.com
vitamins. She prescribed me mirilax powder and docusate...
" ...from the prenatal vitamins. She prescribed me mirilax powder and docusate calcium. I haven't tried them... "

brain.hastypastry.net
thepast I have used Miralax. If you currently are very un...
" 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... "

www.remedyspot.com
lk. Rob currently takes both MiraLax (17 grams in 8 oz o...
" ...softer and easier to pass. MiraLax is basically a smaller dose ...adding bulk. Rob currently takes both MiraLax (17 grams in 8 oz ...of water, nightly) and Surfak (docusate calcium, 240 mg, in the... "

www.remedyspot.com
lk. Rob currently takes both MiraLax (17 grams in 8 oz o...
" ...softer and easier to pass. MiraLax is basically a smaller dose ...adding bulk. Rob currently takes both MiraLax (17 grams in 8 oz ...of water, nightly) and Surfak (docusate calcium, 240 mg, in the... "

www.healthboards.com
update. I took the MiraLax advice. Used the recommended do...
" ...here's an update. I took the MiraLax advice. Used the recommended dose, ...took my usual stool softener, Docusate calcium, once per day. Throughout this ...The first three days on MiraLax, I still... "

www.crohnsforum.com
um or docusate calcium (taken with lots of water!) can...
" ...I also used to use vaseline on the area before/after ...can help. Docusate sodium or docusate calcium (taken with lots of water!) ...and otherwise taking a bit (half a cap) of Miralax/Restoralax is good,... "

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to ease up on the Miralax which I have now gone from...
" ...environment for fungus AND putting Clotrimazole and Betamethasone Dipropionate cream ...ordered to ease up on the Miralax which I have now gone ...usual morning Tablet of 240mg of Docusate Calcium.... I... "

www.addictionsurvivors.org
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... "

sci.rutgers.edu
an mag citrate -- Miralax, Milk of Magnesia, or even a...
" ...start with something less drastic than mag citrate -- Miralax, Milk of Magnesia, or even a milk and molasses ...stool softeners (docusate sodium or docusate calcium) to your daily routine. Stool... "

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