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Can A New Nursing Mother Take Miralax For Constipation?

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Posted on Mon, 16 May 2022
Question: Can a new nursing mother take Miralax for constipation ?? Delivered by C Section on 10/19/2018
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Answered by Dr. Prasad (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
It is considered safe.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Constipation is a common symptom during pregnancy and thereafter in the early stages of nursing. It's treated conventionally with dietary modification and hydration.

As far as your question, Miralax is considered safe and can be used in breastfeeding mother.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you need clarifications.
Regards
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Can A New Nursing Mother Take Miralax For Constipation?

Brief Answer: It is considered safe. Detailed Answer: Hi, Constipation is a common symptom during pregnancy and thereafter in the early stages of nursing. It's treated conventionally with dietary modification and hydration. As far as your question, Miralax is considered safe and can be used in breastfeeding mother. Hope this helps. Let me know if you need clarifications. Regards