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Constipation (also known as costiveness, dyschezia, and dyssynergic defaecation) refers to bowel movements that are ...
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Miralax 27,936 Laxative 22,907 Stool Softener 15,632
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Lactulose vs Miralax

Lactulose
VS.
Miralax
Other name: Duphalac (Duphalac)
Other name: Glycolax (Glycolax)
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Constipation
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Taken for:
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Constipation
Colonoscopy
Cramping
Bloating
IBS
Method of use:
Syrup
Method of use:
Syrup
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Lactulose is a synthetic, non-digestible sugar used in the treatment of chronic constipation and hepatic encephalopathy, a complication of liver disease. It is a disaccharide (double-sugar) formed from one molecule each of the simple sugars (monosaccha...
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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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Top Concerns
Lac
Liver Disease
7
Weight Gain
6
Dehydrated
6
Diabetes
5
Ascites
5
Depression
4
Coma
4
Stomach Cramps
4
Colic
3
Spotting
3
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Mir
Weight Gain
7
Dehydrated
6
Hemorrhoids
5
Depression
4
Fever
3
Encopresis
3
Addiction
3
Stomach Problems
2
Gag
2
Rash
2
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Mir
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Lac
Mir
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Ascites
Lac
Mir
5
0
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Lac
Mir
4
4
Coma
Lac
Mir
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Stomach Cramps
Lac
Mir
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Lac
Mir
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Lac
Mir
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Mir
Lac
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Mir
Lac
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6
Hemorrhoids
Mir
Lac
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Depression
Mir
Lac
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4
Fever
Mir
Lac
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Encopresis
Mir
Lac
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Addiction
Mir
Lac
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Mir
Lac
2
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Mir
Lac
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Mir
Lac
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About Lactulose
Lactulose is a synthetic, non-digestible sugar used in the treatment of chronic constipation and hepatic encephalopathy, a complication of liver disease. It is a disaccharide (double-sugar) formed from one molecule each of the simple sugars (monosaccha...
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Lactulose
About Miralax
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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" Hi Roz, I took Lactulose for a couple years. It worked for a short time ...I don't recommend it. Miralax also softens but still doesn't work very well. I need other things to actually go. I'm just... "

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I switched back to Miralax and it's much better. He...
" ...and distended and uncomfortable. I switched back to Miralax and it's much better. He switched me from ...Miralax but I think... "

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I'm using Miralax. It works better than lactulose,...
" Try magnesium or aloe juice. Aloe comes in capsule but ...know from experience. I'm using Miralax. It works better than lactulose, but I find it works better when I take an... "

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me to switch to Miralax instead of increasing the lactulose...
" ...quick. FYI: In case the Lactulose doesn't quite get the job done, my Dr told me to switch to Miralax instead of increasing the ...You can't overdose on lactulose, but too much causes other problems that... "

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actulose to Miralax. It seems to be helping . She isnt r...
" ...tomorrow. She has been having a problem with constipation and the dr switched her from Lactulose to Miralax. It seems to be helping . She isnt really ...eating , again, and has started to gag on her... "

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ralax since then (she's almost 3.5 now). It works great fo...
" ...DD and she has been on Miralax since then (she's almost 3.5 now). It works great for her. For ...a newborn. I believe he started lactulose at 6 months and we switched to Miralax at 1. He's still on... "

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We are going to try miralax now - she was on lactulose b/c...
" ...it is pretty miserable. We are going to try miralax now - she was on lactulose b/c I didn't want to give that chemically derived miralax, but I am getting desperate for relief. For her and myself,... "

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We tried miralax and it didn't work too well for her, so we...
" ...has serious issues too... We tried miralax and it didn't work too well for her, so we were switched to lactulose which seems to work better, ...Anyway, I would ask for miralax or lactulose... they are non... "

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we switched to Miralax, which works much better. Don't...
" I used Lactulose with my older daughter ...but too slowly. Recently we switched to Miralax, which works much better.... "

www.steadyhealth.com
from the Lactulose to the Miralax and so far so good....
" ...soften things up such as Miralax. After my surgery, my doctor put me on a regimen of stool softeners and Lactulose and that worked well for me for the ...am moving from the Lactulose to the Miralax and... "

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