The powder version of MiraLAX is packaged in bottles and single-serve packets. Taken 1 to 3 times daily, the powder is mixed with 4 to 8 ounces of water or another non-carbonated beverage. As well as yogurt and pudding, it can also be added to applesauce.
When should you take Miralax? You could take MiraLax any time of the day, in the morning or evening. It may take up to four days after you start using MiraLAX to have a bowel movement.
Is it safe to take Miralax everyday? Miralax is definitely safe to use on a daily basis according to any and all of the gastroenterolgists I have seen in the past or seeing currently. The daily use is much safer than using Senacot and stool softeners every day.
What do you mix your Miralax with? MiraLAX comes as a flavorless powder that you mix with four to eight ounces of water, juice, or other liquid. The powder comes in bottles or single-serve packets. MiraLAX contains the ingredient polyethylene glycol 3350 (PEG 3350).
What is the usual dosage of Miralax powder? The usual dose of MiraLax powder is 17 grams (about 1 heaping tablespoon) of powder per day (or as directed by physician) in 4 to 8 ounces of water.
How long should I wait to eat after taking Miralax?
How long should I wait to eat after taking Miralax? Your question was a long time ago but Mayo Clinic’s GI department and their Pelvic Floor department recommends taking Miralax within 30 minutes after your largest meal of the day. I was told that it was fine to take two doses as well. It supposedly needs to go down on top of your food to work well.
How many times a day can I take Miralax? Miralax should be taken daily. The powder dissolves in any beverage. Metamucil should be mixed with eight ounces of a beverage and can be taken up to three times a day.
What time of Day do you take Miralax/restoralax? MiraLAX can be taken at any time of the day. However, it may be best to take it in the morning. That way, if it causes you to have a bowel movement, you’ll be able to go during the day rather than during the night. You should only take MiraLAX once a day, unless your doctor gives you different instructions.
What are the long term effects of taking Miralax? Miralax side effects are minimal. Most people who use this laxative do not experience any adverse effects on health. However, overdose or regular use of Miralax for a long period can cause side effects on health. Some of the common side effects of Miralax are: Nausea, abdominal cramping, gas formation, heartburn,