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Miralax vs. Probiotic for Constipation

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Miralax

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Other Names: Glycolax   Clearlax   Smoothlax   Purelax   Dulcolax Balance
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 70,348 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
Probiotics are live microorganisms thought to be beneficial to the host organism. According to the currently adopted definition by Food and Agriculture Organization/World Health Organization, probiotics are: "Live microorganisms which when administered i... Read more on Wikipedia
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By irish
February 6, 2014
irish wrote
stuttering , interesting
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By sarita
August 28, 2013
sarita wrote
After starting Miralax started stuttering
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By Jeannie
August 2, 2013
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Miralax and up all night with stomach cramps
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What patients are saying about Miralax vs. Probiotic

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as the doctor suggested and lo and behold, her stomach pain...
...regularly. Well, I decided to go ahead and try using Miralax every day as the doctor suggested and lo and behold, her stomach pain went ...the Miralax, I switched her to a probiotic, which...
me dry mouth, etc... so I will use them up and go to Miralax...
...probiotic, but it gives me dry mouth, etc... so I will use them...
going to take Cinwa's probiotic daily just like my protein...
...got hard and I felt full, tired, and sore.       It snuck up on me from not drinking enough water and I was working out more. I hope the miralax works for you. From now on, I am going to tak...
taking a probiotic capsule which has worked wonders and I...
...Miralax has been really helpful for me. A month ...started taking a probiotic capsule which has worked wonde...
Baractic Advantage Probiotic every day. Have had no problem...
...to my shake every morning. It has helped so much. I also started taking Baractic Advantage Probiotic ever...
We are also probiotic users and they help a lot, too. We...
Quote: We used Miralax for two of my children after some constipation issues and it helped a lot. I also ...our dairy consumption. We are also probiotic users and they help a lot, too....
you tried a probiotic?? Also, Miralax is very helpful....
...Also, Miralax is very helpful. I don't have that problem since I had chronic...
taking a probiotic has really helped things move a little...
...not sure on Miralax or MOM, but I ...keep me regular. Also, taking a probiotic has really helped things move a little ...but I feel the...
and stoneyfield probiotic yogurt did work somewhat for us...
...to go the Miralax route too - ...no-no's for him. Probiotic bars (found in the yogurt aisle) and stoneyfield probiotic yogurt did work somewhat for us though. Miralax has helped tremendously -...
and Culturelle (probiotic) and they work very well to...
My 3 year old daughter is on a vegetarian ketogenic diet(90% fat) to control her epilepsy. We give her Miralax and Culturelle (probiotic) and they work very well to keep her mostly regular. I...
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