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MiraLax Medication - Uses & Side Effects

MiraLax is a remedy for constipation. It works by retaining water in the stool, softening it and increasing the frequency of bowel movements.

MiraLax Dosage

  • The usual starting dosage is 17 grams daily.

Uses of MiraLax

  • It is used to treats the constipation.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of MiraLax

Before taken MiraLax medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking MiraLax. Side effects may include:

  • Bloating
  • Cramps
  • Gas
  • Nausea

Warnings and precautions before taking MiraLax:

  • Remember that MiraLax is not for prolonged use.
  • To promote regularity, make sure your diet includes plenty of fiber and fluids, and get regular exercise.

Drug Interaction :-

No interactions have been reported. But if you are taking MiraLax with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining MiraLax with other drugs.


After taken MiraLax if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a MiraLax overdose include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Dehydration

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