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Dulcolax vs. Miralax for Constipation

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Dulcolax

OTC
/ 13,225 posts
Other Names: Laxative   Ex Lax   Correctol   Gentle Laxative

Miralax

OTC
/ 70,165 posts
Other Names: Glycolax   Clearlax   Smoothlax   Purelax   Dulcolax Balance
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 13,225 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 70,165 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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By irish
February 6, 2014
irish wrote
stuttering , interesting
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August 28, 2013
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After starting Miralax started stuttering
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Miralax and up all night with stomach cramps
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What patients are saying about Dulcolax vs. Miralax

2,149 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
did however switch back to dulcolax as the miralax started...
...still passing BM's pain free and am not having the painful spasming afterwards. I did however switch back to dulcolax as the miralax started making my bowels get out of control and...
up using dulcolax. I do try to use Miralax when I can....
...bff, a nurse practitioner recomends miralax also. I know it isn't ...how I ended up using dulcolax. I do try to use Miralax when I can. I was ...and use the stool softener. It made a...
I switched from Dulcolax to a generic of Miralax yesterday,...
...had three over the past three days, each bloodier than the last! I switched from Dulcolax to a generic of Miralax yesterday, and although the BM was soft, it still brought on the pinch!...
emergency room the doctor advised me to switch to miralax...
...having same problem. I was told to take dulcolax. It caused sever cramping for over a week. After calling emergency room the doctor advised me to switch to miralax. For the first time ...death. ...
add that I've been taking Miralax daily for almost 2 years...
...Sometimes, after a few weeks of using it and having daily BMs it will stop working for about a week but then it starts working again. When that happens I take two doses daily.   Stool softeners...
colace, miralax, and have to revert to dulcolax once a...
...tmi,  I am having trouble with having bowel movements.  I have tried colace, miralax, and have to revert to dulcolax once a week.  any other ideas.  I am drinking about 54-64 ounces. and...
doc switched from the dulcolax to miralax. Soft/liquid...
...instructions though - my doc switched from the dulcolax to miralax. Soft/liquid diet the day before (only because it helps with the prep not ...2 of 5 laparoscopies, miralax was the prep of...
took dulcolax and switched over to miralax. I am so nauseas...
...switched over to miralax. I am so nauseas I can't drink another drink of anything...not water, nothing. If I drink another sip of something, I am going to barf....what am I going to do? I am...
don't feel any better today. I am going to try the miralax...
...lower back. I took two dulcolax on saturday and another one on sunday. I still had to use an enema to get some relief. I still don't feel any better today. I am going to try the miralax to see ...
too not a laxative! I'm going to give miralax a try...
...:( I think the dulcolax is a stool softener too not a laxative! I'm going to give miralax a...
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