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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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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
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Weight Gain
6
Allergies
5
Insomnia
4
Headaches
4
Burning
4
Spasms
4
Depression
3
Numbness
3
Anxiety
3
Back Pain
3
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Weight Gain
7
Dehydrated
7
Hemorrhoids
5
Depression
4
Fever
3
Encopresis
3
Addiction
3
Stomach Problems
3
Gag
2
Rash
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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nd I need faster relief, I use good old Milk of Magnesia....
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" I've had good luck with Miralax and store brand senna. ...I need faster relief, I use... "

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worked for me... Milk of Magnesia seems to work for lots of...
" ...should definitely contact your doctor to at least listen to your stomach sounds... I was able to go after 4 days... He told me to take 200 mg of Colace a day and one dose of Miralax a day but only... "

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it's pretty much for life. Oh and milk of magnesia works...
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" OMG Miralax was my worst nightmare. It tastes gross, causes upset stomach, and really didn't help ...stool softner every day. My doctor says it's pretty much for life. Oh and milk of magnesia works... "

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they say Milk of Magnesia. It didn't work for me, I ended...
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" ...everyone else they say Milk of Magnesia. It didn't work for me, I ended ...after 2 enemas, and miralax I had relief. I keep miralax in ...worth a shot. I would start with the Milk of Magnesia, warm Prune... "

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milk of magnesia which has got to be one of the worse things...
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" ...caused big H. nurse said milk of magnesia which has got to be one of the worse things created. hard to keep down, miralax is doing nothing but I continue to take it. drinking ensure my saving... "

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Milk of Magnesia too at first and still had major problems...
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" I was taking Milk of Magnesia too at first and still had major problems. I also have Irritable ...My doctor told me that MiraLax is the safest thing to ...immediate relief until the MiraLax kicked in. It... "

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add Milk of Magnesia (generic). This helped so I would...
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" I was told by my pain mgmt dr. to take a laxitave every day. ...or 3 and then add Milk of Magnesia (generic). This helped so I would go ...3 or 4 days. I just tried Miralax today. It worked but I also had... "

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Milk of Magnesia daily until everything started going well...
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" My trick was to use Milk of Magnesia daily until everything started going well - then I was ...Others have talked about Miralax as well (my children are both on this for chronic constipation and it is a... "

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use Milk Of Magnesia a few times a week. It works wonders,...
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" ...fluxuate between constipation with my IBS and severe diarrhea with a Crohn's flare. My GI doc gave me Miralax a long time ago and it helps with C and D ...of us simply use Milk Of Magnesia a few times... "

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use stool softeners and Miralax and/or Milk of Magnesia....
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" Definitely use stool softeners and Miralax and/or Milk of Magnesia. I also found it very helpful to walk; the action... "

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