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MiraLAX




Indications
Dosage
How Supplied

INDICATIONS

Purpose

Osmotic Laxative

Use

  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • generally produces a bowel movement in 1 to 3 days

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Directions (Bottle Only)

  • do not take more than directed unless advised by your doctor
  • the bottle top is a measuring cap marked to contain 17 grams of powder when filled to the indicated line (white section in cap)
  • adults and children 17 years of age and older:
    • fill to top of white section in cap which is marked to indicate the correct dose (17 g)
    • stir and dissolve in any 4 to 8 ounces of beverage (cold, hot or room temperature) then drink
    • use once a day
    • use no more than 7 days
  • children 16 years of age or under: ask a doctor

Directions (Packet Only)

  • do not take more than directed unless advised by your doctor
  • adults and children 17 years of age and older:
    • stir and dissolve one packet of powder (17 g) in any 4 to 8 ounces of beverage (cold, hot or room temperature) then drink
    • use once a day
    • use no more than 7 days
  • children 16 years of age or under: ask a doctor

HOW SUPPLIED

17 g x 10 Packet Carton

NDC 11523-7268-3

Active Ingredient (in each dose) (Packet Only)

Polyethylene Glycol 3350, 17 g

Inactive Ingredients

none

Other Information

  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
  • tamper-evident: do not use if foil seal under cap, printed with “SEALED for YOUR PROTECTION” is missing, open or broken

Questions or comments ?

1-800-MiraLAX (1-800-647-2529) or www.MiraLAX.com

Bayer HealthCare. Revised: Apr 2016

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/13/2016

Indications
Dosage
How Supplied

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