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Side Effects of MiraLAX

Just like any medicine, MiraLAX can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of MiraLAX may include but are not limited to:
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal (stomach) bloating
  • Abdominal (stomach) cramping
  • Gas
  • Diarrhea.
(Click MiraLAX Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Drug Interactions

MiraLAX is not likely to react with other medicines (see MiraLAX Drug Interactions).

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using MiraLAX if you have:
  • Nausea, vomiting, abdominal (stomach) pain, and abdominal swelling (distention), which may be signs of a bowel obstruction
  • A history of a bowel obstruction
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click MiraLAX Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

MiraLAX Medication Information

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