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General Information on Taking MiraLAX

Some considerations to keep in mind while using MiraLAX include the following:
 
  • This medication comes as a powder, which should be dissolved in four to eight ounces of liquid and swallowed by mouth. It is usually used once a day.
 
  • MiraLAX powder can be mixed with any cold, hot, or room-temperature beverage, such as water, juice, coffee, or tea.
 
  • Follow the directions on your individual MiraLAX product to determine how much powder to use. After adding the powder to a beverage, stir well until the powder completely dissolves.
 
  • You can use this medication any time of the day, in the morning or evening.
 
  • It may take up to four days after you start using this product to have a bowel movement. Do not take more than the standard MiraLAX dosage if you do not have a bowel movement right away.
 
  • MiraLAX should not be used for more than seven days unless a healthcare provider tells you to do so.
 
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as recommended.
 
  • If you are unsure about anything related to dosing with MiraLAX, please talk with your healthcare provider or pharmacist.  

MiraLAX Medication Information

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