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MiraLAX Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
- What are the possible side effects of polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
- What is the most important information I should know about polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
- How should I take polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (MiraLAX)?
- What happens if I overdose (MiraLAX)?
- What should I avoid while taking polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
- What other drugs will affect polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (MiraLAX)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you missed and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication.
What happens if I overdose (MiraLAX)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, flushing, low blood pressure, a slow heartbeat, drowsiness, coma, and death.
What should I avoid while taking polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are using polyethylene glycol 3350.
What other drugs will affect polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about polyethylene glycol 3350.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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