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What Helps You With Constipation.

What Helps You With Constipation.

I use Miralax every night sometimes twice a day, and it has saved me! What helps you with constipation?

A myIBSteam Member said:

I do two things, Natural Calm (magnesium citrate) taken twice daily. Then I have been trying a new fiber called Pinch Magic fiber.. Drink plenty of… read more

posted 4 days ago

Linzess

Linzess

Has anyone had a weight gain with Linzess? My Daughter just started and seems to be gaining weight. She is also taking miralax and benefiber multiple times a day so perhaps she is bloated?

A myIBSteam Member said:

Am the opposite need to lose it

posted about 1 year ago

What Is A Good Stool Softner

What Is A Good Stool Softner

A myIBSteam Member said:

You need to tell them to google "Mothers against Miralax" asap!!. It is a large group of parents that gave their children Miralax for constipation… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Linzess

Linzess

I had started to take Linzess ... diarrhea for approx 2 weeks took Imodium (1 dosage) while still taking Linzess ... no diarrhea. Since then I’m constipated - I did a couple days Miralax. (Still on Linzess). Still not have regular bowel movements/constipation. Is this common with Linzess plus IBS?????

A myIBSteam Member said:

I tried that one day and now I am just writing down when I do. I take a stool softner too.gluten free helped me a hew years ago. I lose 20 lbs.

posted over 2 years ago

What Is The Best Way To Cope With IBS-C On A Everyday Basis With Less Pain Through Out The Day.

What Is The Best Way To Cope With IBS-C On A Everyday Basis With Less Pain Through Out The Day.

I take my medicine (Miralax) daily and when I do it makes me depressed and I'm able to use the restroom but when I wing off of it because it cause depression and weight loss I am in pain most days and I try to refrain from taking alot of my prescription pain pills because I don't want my life based on pill popping. Thanks for the advice

A myIBSteam Member said:

I have had IBS C for 17 years and it is getting worse. I have found an alternative to prescription laxatives (which I had been on for years) called col… read more

posted over 1 year ago

I Have IBS With C Most Of The Time.

I Have IBS With C Most Of The Time.

I have other conditions , that I have to medicate. Some of them loosens my bowels, but many leave me with chronic constipation. Occasionally, I have a severe urge to defecate, and I'm not near a toilet , I have had accidents. Full dosage Linzess was tried on me , full strength , some years ago. I had severe diarrhea, cramps, nausea. I have recently using prescribed Miralax , colace capsules and senna . They help sometimes. But other times, I feel a pressure or urge that just… read more

A myIBSteam Member said:

Well I think the Mirlax Is questionable. My sister gets very bloated and constipated from it. I see no relief from my constipation.Colace is not helping… read more

posted 6 months ago

Belly Pain And Spasms AFTER Bowel Movement!

Belly Pain And Spasms AFTER Bowel Movement!

This is going to sound really strange!!. I know that most people get painful bloating and spasms before a BM and then feel some relief afterward. Does anyone ever get painful spasms or pain right after a BM that could last for a couple of hours? This has been happening to me for a long time. I don't know why I never mentioned this to a doctor. (I guess I'm at a point where I've lost all trust in most of them).
I suffer from IBS-C. I take ClearLax (Miralax) to help. I… read more

A myIBSteam Member said:

I am eating gluten free too I am trying to stay on the low food map diet. I just need help with the bloating the Trulance is helping me go to the… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Dulcolax

Dulcolax

Can it safely be used twice a week

A myIBSteam Member said:

I have used prune juice and it does work, but now I use Miralax and it has helped me so far. I also take Fibercon and 3 stool softners at night. So far… read more

posted over 1 year ago

What To Do Next??

What To Do Next??

I am at a bit of a loss here. I have been on this "investigation" of why my stomach sucks for the last 2 years but have suffered silently for the last 15 years.

I have had an endoscopy done a year and a half ago. This revealed a hernia in my stomach. There was not much mentioned to me about this, if it was of any cause for concern or how to manage any symptoms that I am having that could be related to it.

Three months ago, after bringing back to the table that I am still having stomach issues… read more

A myIBSteam Member said:

What is the routine and how much do you take of the miralax, Metamucil and Do you take some in morning and at night? Thanks

posted 8 months ago