How long should you wait between doses of MiraLAX?

How long should you wait between doses of MiraLAX?

How long should you wait between doses of MiraLAX?

Begin your bowel preparation by drink 17 grams of Miralax powder from the cap provided, mixed with 8 ounces of clear liquid from the list above, stir and drink. Repeat this process every 15-20 minutes until 14 doses are consumed. This should take you about 2-4 hours to complete.

Does MiraLAX work better on an empty stomach?

Stimulant laxatives are usually taken on an empty stomach for rapid effect. Results are slowed if taken with food. Many stimulant laxatives (but not castor oil) are often taken at bedtime to produce results the next morning (although some may require 24 hours or more).

Do you have to drink MiraLAX right away?

Pour the powder into 4 to 8 ounces of a cold or hot beverage such as water, juice, soda, coffee, or tea. Stir this mixture and drink it right away. Do not save for later use. MiraLAX should produce a bowel movement within 1 to 3 days of using the medication.

Can I take 2 doses of MiraLAX?

Managing constipation Take 2 tablets every night at bedtime. If you continue to be constipated the next day, add over-the-counter Miralax (polyethylene glycol) one dose a day.

Should you take MiraLAX in the morning or at night?

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 can you not mix with MiraLAX?

NO Solid Foods or Alcoholic Beverages. NO red or purple colored drinks, please. You may have Gatorade, Water Ice, Popsicles, Ginger Ale, 7-Up, Sprite, Coke, Pepsi, or Any soda, Jello (yellow or green) and chicken or beef broth. You may have black coffee and tea.

Can taking too much MiraLAX hurt you?

Diarrhea or loose stools are side effects of MiraLAX. Diarrhea is more likely to happen if you take more than the recommended dosage.

Can miralax work instantly?

Considering this factor, Dulcolax tablets will work in about six to 12 hours, while the suppositories will work more quickly, within an hour. Miralax can take one to three days to produce a bowel movement.

How much water should you drink when taking MiraLAX?

MiraLAX only comes as a powder. You mix MiraLAX powder into four to eight ounces of water or another beverage and drink it as a liquid.