How long does it take for Miralax to work???

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   Posted 1/24/2011 4:31 PM (GMT -6)   

I have been drinking MIralax 2x per day for two days now, and I am so constipated I have pain, terrible bloating and some nausea but still can't go. How long does it take for this stuff to kick in? I haven't been able to have a bm for 3 days now. How long can I wait before I desperately need to take a laxative or something? It is awfully hard to concentrate at work like this and I am very worried something will burst or my body won't get the hint and do what it is supposed to do. I am drinking a huge glass of water (16 oz) every 1-2 hours. I don't know how much else I can hold! Can someone help?


P.S. GI doc said Miralax is fine to take regularly. Laxative OK if I can't go for several days...???

Port Mac
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   Posted 1/26/2011 11:51 PM (GMT -6)   
I know how you feel.
If Miralax is the same as Moivol in Australia it can take a while to work...if you still have not gor good results try a laxative...epsom salts is good....try it on the weekend. Say, have a dose Friday night and unless the results are not spectacular take another dose first thing and give it a good hour before food...drink lots of water and then another dose and another dose until you are going like nothing on earth.
Keep us informed.
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