MIRALAX OTC

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MIRALAX

Constipation and bowel cleansers
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Polyethylene glycol (PEG) 3350; pwd for solution.

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Indications for MIRALAX:

Occasional constipation.

Adult:

≥17yrs: Dissolve 17g in 4–8oz liquid and drink once daily for up to 7 days. May need 1–3 days for results.

Children:

<17yrs: not recommended.

Contraindications:

Bowel obstruction (known or suspected).

Warnings/Precautions:

Renal impairment: not recommended. Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain or IBS: exclude bowel obstruction. Avoid prolonged, frequent, or excessive use. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Osmotic laxative.

Adverse Reactions:

Loose, watery, frequent stools.

How Supplied:

Powder—119g, 238g, 510g (w. measuring cap); Single-dose packets (17g)—10