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Constipation (also known as costiveness, dyschezia, and dyssynergic defaecation) refers to bowel movements that are ...
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MILK OF Magnesia vs Miralax

MILK OF Magnesia
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Miralax
Other name: Magnesium Hydroxide Magnesium Hydroxide
Other name: Glycolax Glycolax
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Constipation
3.8
Concern level
2.2
Helpfulness
for Constipation
3.2
Concern level
2.1
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Constipation
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Constipation
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Bloating
IBS
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OTC
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OTC
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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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
MIL
Weight Gain
6
Allergies
5
Insomnia
4
Headaches
4
Burning
4
Spasms
4
Depression
3
Numbness
3
Anxiety
3
Back Pain
3
Top Concerns
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Weight Gain
7
Dehydrated
7
Hemorrhoids
5
Depression
4
Fever
3
Encopresis
3
Addiction
3
Stomach Problems
3
Rash
2
Gag
2
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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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olace and milk of magnesia. That finally work and was no j...
" #2133 I came home and immediately started on MiraLAX. Second day home, MiraLAX ...Today, MiraLax, colace and milk of magnesia. That finally work and was no joke... "

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took Milk of Magnesia and Miralax that day, and the problem...
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" ...seven after surgery because of this issue, but I was in pain by that point. I took Milk of Magnesia and Miralax that day, and the problem was resolved the next morning. The resident from... "

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ior to Miralax we used good old Milk of Magnesia. I...
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" ...for signs of dehydration, though that is already an ongoing concern. Prior to Miralax we used good old Milk of Magnesia. I am going to look into the Citrucel that Designer recommended because I... "

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The milk of magnesia works alot faster but I didn't feel...
" #10 I've used miralax(actually used it today) and ...milk of magnesia. The milk of magnesia works alot faster but I didn't feel like I needed immediate relief so I used miralax. The milk of... "

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olace and milk of magnesia. That finally work and was no j...
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" #2137 I came home and immediately started on MiraLAX. Second day home, MiraLAX and colace. Today, MiraLax, colace and milk of magnesia. That finally work and was no joke... "

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and milk of magnesia have both worked well for me - the...
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" ...enema, they kinda scare me Miralax and milk of magnesia have both worked well for me - the miralax took about 3-4 days (and ...day. My doc said miralax was fine, I didn't ask about MoM but checked... "

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of them worked for me until he told me about the apricots....
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" ...works wonders for me. I had tried Miralax, Benefiber and Milk of Magnesia though none of them worked for me until he told me about the apricots. I prefer the natural approach anyway (apricots) vs.... "

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usually works overnight for DS. Flax oil never worked f...
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" Miralax works better for keeping regular than ...days of it. Once he started getting it regularly, it was less explosive. Milk of magnesia is my favorite for quick relief. It usually works overnight... "

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from a nurse--milk of magnesia. It works relatively quickly...
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" Miralax is great disguised in Welch's Grape ...reliable tip from a nurse--milk of magnesia. It works relatively quickly... "

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office suggests Milk of Magnesia too. It worked fast! I am...
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" ...My surgeons office suggests Milk of Magnesia too. It worked fast! I am 3 ...months out now and I have noticed hydration is the... "

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