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Constipation (also known as costiveness, dyschezia, and dyssynergic defaecation) refers to bowel movements that are ...
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Miralax 26,470 Laxative 22,023 Stool Softener 15,051
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MILK OF Magnesia
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Other name: Magnesium Hydroxide (Magnesium Hydroxide)
Other name: Glycolax (Glycolax)
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Magnesium hydroxide is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula Mg(OH)2. As a suspension in water, it is often called milk of magnesia because of its milk-like appearance. The solid mineral form of magnesium hydroxide is known as brucite.Mag...
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Magnesium hydroxide is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula Mg(OH)2. As a suspension in water, it is often called milk of magnesia because of its milk-like appearance. The solid mineral form of magnesium hydroxide is known as brucite.Mag...
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I also have used Milk of Magnesia, but I'd say the Miralax...
" ...also have used Milk of Magnesia, but I'd say the Miralax is more effective (and less... "

Finally milk of magnesia did the trick. Then I had...
" ...a BM and I was taking miralax and stool softeners. Finally milk of magnesia did the trick. Then I had diarrhea all day! Oh well.... "

Milk of Magnesia is what finally did the trick. Like Draino...
" ...were not enough. Miralax helped. But for some Milk of Magnesia is what finally did the trick. Like Draino for your bowels. I still take miralax once a... "

said I could take Milk of Magnesia or Miralax to get some...
" ...great, but o.m.g. the constipation!! I took Colace once a day with my Zofran, as directed, but that ...backed up, my OB said I could take Milk of Magnesia or Miralax to get... "

a difference.. Just a small dose. One TBS.. and it worked...
" ...took Milk of Magnesia and what a difference.. Just a small dose. One TBS.. and it worked. My stomach felt so much better. I go now 2x a day at least and its great.. Miralax is also a great thing... "

I ended up needing Milk of Magnesia and then Miralax....
" #6 10 days... I ended up needing Milk of Magnesia and then Miralax. I took Miralax every other day for about two weeks to just keep going but now I have no problems and have a movement... "

milk of magnesia and those seem to work better. Sorry...
" ...soft. Your fissure still needs to heal. I use miralax and/or milk of magnesia and those seem to work better. Sorry you had a bump in the road.... "

Milk of magnesia worked; however it cramped his stomach...
" ...and milk of magnesia. Suppositories worked for a while then they stopped. Milk of magnesia worked; however it cramped his stomach really bad. Finally we started him on Miralax powder. It is great.... "

it and take some milk of magnesia. or mirilax. don't wait...
" its not unussal to be awhile, but get ahead of it and take some milk of magnesia. or mirilax. don't wait til it gets miserable. and when you get to real food, use flax seed in your... "

or milk of magnesia? Both of those work to draw water...
" ...you tried miralax or milk of magnesia? Both of those work to draw water ...enzymes I've HEARD that Pancreaze will be available by July 31st. Apparently really no change from Pancrease MTs, jus... "

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