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Linzess vs. Miralax for Constipation

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Linzess

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/ 1,144 posts

Miralax

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/ 74,889 posts
Other Names: Glycolax   Clearlax   Smoothlax   Purelax   Dulcolax Balance
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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Rating: 4 out of 5
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By Anon
October 3, 2014
Anon wrote
Linzess effectiveness and side effects
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By Rx
June 13, 2014
Rx wrote
Amitiza
I JUST started taking it and find it gives me a bad cough
Vickie  |  September 7, 2014
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By Kiki
June 2, 2014
Kiki wrote
Bloating while on Linzess
I have been on it since December, and the bloating has been non-stop. I have even seen an increase in my weight. I haven't added/changed anything to my typical diet. After reading many online posts, I am beginning to think that Linzess is the cause.
Carly  |  July 10, 2014
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By Anonymous
April 18, 2014
Anonymous wrote
Linzess vs. Amitzia --- Linzess, hands down!
Expect a MAJOR BLOWOUT, hun! Venture not too far from facilities!!!!!
Janee Dickenson, Alabaster, Alabama  |  September 19, 2014
Just. Started. Taking linzess. Fitst one was at4pm. What. Should i expect
thurst789@gmail.com  |  August 20, 2014
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By irish
February 6, 2014
irish wrote
stuttering , interesting
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By Grey Rain
November 30, 2013
Grey Rain wrote
Linzess
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By Ron
November 23, 2013
Ron wrote
Linzess
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By sarita
August 28, 2013
sarita wrote
After starting Miralax started stuttering
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By Linzess for IBS-Constipation
August 16, 2013
Linzess for IBS-Constipation wrote
Linzess- constipation IBS
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By Jeannie
August 2, 2013
Jeannie wrote
Miralax and up all night with stomach cramps
I had severe stomach cramps as well.
Dee  |  October 5, 2014
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What patients are saying about Linzess vs. Miralax

205 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
eta: �I was doing really well with the daily Miralax PLUS a...
...prescribed by my gastro called Linzess...... It worked really well for a ...be better. � eta: �I was doing really well with the daily Miralax PLUS a handful of prunes,...
taking Miralax but it doesn't seem like either are working....
I've gained 4 pounds in 3 days since I started taking Linzess. I am on weight watchers ...it's the new meds. I am still taking Miralax but it doesn't seem like either are working. I look pregnant...
Miralax both morning and evening. No results. Next my...
...worked once. Next Miralax both morning and evening. No results. Next my Physican ...was to add a Linzess 1/2 hour before breakfast. Results about 1 hour after breakfast. No results next two...
Linzess, I was taking Miralax every night, the occasional...
Linzess Not Working Advertisement I was recently diagnosed with IBS-C just about 1 1/2 weeks ago. I had been having extreme constipation, bloating, and gas for about a year ...was taking Miralax ev...
and unfortunately for me both have not worked for me....
...have had experience with both Linzess and Miralax and unfortunately for me both have not worked for me. I have tried ...this under control. I am really happy for you though that Miralax has give...
I was in hell for years. Miralax worked for...
...'irritable bowel syndrome-constipation' (IBS-C).  I was in hell for years.    Miralax worked for me initially, but ...like a week), then linzess.  The linzess is my lifesaver.  I'd be screwe...
and (2) miralax doses per day.. it has helped me be more...
...on (1) linzess and (2) miralax doses per day.. it has helped me be more regular.. he says I have a tiltes pelvis and that is what is causing it. I also know that the remeron I am on is also causin...
and Miralax together and it works but my movements are...
...my Gastro Dr. told me to drink Miralax to, but also gave me a new medicine called Linzess, so i take the Linzess and Miralax together and it works but my movements are ...your Dr. about Linzess....
constipation. I'm also using miralax, align and fibercon....
...doctor told me LInzess works best if you \"clean out\" first.  Only thing I've had with the LInzess is a whole lot of bloating and painful gas. ...constipation.  I'm also using miralax, align an...
Miralax with it. It seems to be working better now. ...
...experience with Linzess.  At first, it seemed to be working great, but ...and drinking Miralax with it.  It seems to be working better now.  ...problems.    I was going to give up on Linz...
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