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Were you looking for information about MiraLAX? Merilax is a common misspelling of MiraLAX.
MiraLAX® (polyethylene glycol 3350) is an over-the-counter (OTC) laxative used to treat occasional constipation. As an OTC medicine, MiraLAX is available without a prescription. This medicine works by drawing water into the colon, softening the stool, and increasing the frequency of bowel movements. It is available as a powder, which is dissolved in a beverage and consumed once daily. Some common side effects include nausea, diarrhea, and gas.
(Click MiraLAX for more information about how this laxative works and when and how to take it, as well as some general safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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