I use Miralax every night sometimes twice a day, and it has saved me! What helps you with constipation?
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?????
I've had chronic constipation since age 14,doctors back then told my mom to give me Fleet enema if I didn't have a BM by day 3 ,well I wound up having to get enemas from my mom (an exn LVN),almost every week till now(I'm in 50s)..
I just read that too frequent of enemas can cause dependence on enemas anyone else know?
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
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
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
Can it safely be used twice a week