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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of miralax oral.

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Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
3/10/2008 8:48:39 PM

Reviewer: Hicksie, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It's the best medication since sliced bread

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
2/23/2008 1:21:37 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been using Miralax for at least 3 or 4 years now, due to chronic constipation from pain meds, (and 2 hemmoroid surgeries), it was the "miracle dust" for me. I have never had any bad side effects until now. For the last 2 months I have been having chronic diarrhia, with no other symptoms. Now I see on this site, that Miralax can cause it due to overuse. This is bad news for me, a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
2/14/2008 2:22:10 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am disappointed that I have not had the same results as others who found this to be a positive solution to constipation. Their claim of non bloating, non gas etc. was not the case for me. I had terrible bloating, and rancid gas, and it was almost constant. My BM's were different than they've ever been, not looking or smelling the same. I was miserable. I quit taking it, and would rather ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
2/11/2008 4:03:10 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
1/25/2008 10:31:00 AM

Reviewer: vlscard, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had colo-rectal resection due to cancer and have taken this for 9 days and still am constipated and bloated. I have been trying to figure out a solution for over a year. Between the bloating and gas, it gets depressing.

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