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#1 Browneyedgirl77


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Posted 02 February 2014 - 02:18 AM


I just saw a gastroenterologist the first time the other day for my IBS-C, and he told me to take Miralax to help me out a bit, but only two days into taking it, I'm experiencing some worrisome side effects. It helped me have a bm the first day I took it, but the second day (yesterday), I started feeling a bit nauseated and really weird after I took it and never had a bm.


Now I'm sitting in my bed, after 2 in the morning, unable to sleep, with a slight headache. Insomnia is very rare with me--I'm usually a very sound sleeper--so I'm sure this is related to the Miralax. I've been researching Miralax on the internet, and what I'm finding out is scaring me a bit. Apparently it can have nasty side effects for some people--including insomnia. I wish I'd researched it before I took it.


Has anyone else experienced insomnia, or any other troubling side effects, taking Miralax?

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 05:08 PM

I have not had insomnia with it.  I have found that it does not work for me unless I take it with Linzess.

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