Hello all; I was trying to post this to the specific thread about morphine and constipation and couldn't figure out how to do it. I need to post this info so here goes. I've been on morphine for several years and suffered badly with severe constipation. I recently brought tis up again with my doctor and she told me I can take more than one dose of Miralax a day if I need it to keep going. She said two doses of Milk of magnesia is ok too. Whatever I need. Personally, I find this hard to believe because it seems like it will do a number on my intestines, but things have been so bad since I upped my dose of pain pills that I need to do something. I usually take one dose a day and that's not really working anymore. I trade off and use milk of magnesia too. This has been so bad I have no choice but to up the dose of laxative. Also, I'd like to mention that I've read here that the Walmart, generic brand miralax is the same stuff. It gives me stomach cramps personally, bad ones, too. The brand name and the generic are not interchangeable for me. I thought I should get the word out about this. Also, she said I can take both miralax and milk of magnesia long term with no problems. I hope this helps someone. Maybe ask your doctor too to verify this. I'm interested in hearing any responses and thanks for reading. djjwilly Welcome to Spine-Health
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