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#1 of 4 Old 08-27-2009, 04:25 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I have posted before asking for suggestions for natural stool softeners/laxatives for my dd who is holding her poop during this particular phase of PLing. Mamas suggested Miralax but I can't find it anywhere. Can anyone confirm that it is available in Canada? Is there an equivalent product here that I am missing?
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Some moms on my other board use this. It is called PEG 3350, available in bulk quantities at Costco. However, it's also just begun being marketed as Lax-a-Day, sold at Shopper's Drug Mart. http://laxaday.com/index.php

Apparently you can also buy it online through the Sick Kids Specialty Food Shop.

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Perfect, thanks! Just phoned our pharmacy and Lax-a-day was what he mentioned as well - he had never heard of miralax.
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In Canada, I believe it's called RestoraLAX (I'm just learning about it now, myself).  Well.ca has this product & I'm just checking it out now.

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