My son has encopresis and has to take 17 grams of Miralax every day. It's difficult to get him to drink it (in powder form, mixed into a liquid). Is there a safe alternative, in pill form, that he could take instead? It's something he has to take long-term, and I haven't found anything that seems to be a good match based on the labels.
Ask a pharmacist if a gelatin capsule filled with Miralax would work for your son - if he drank a lot of water/fluid with it. If so, talk to a compounding pharmacist to see if they can place the Miralax powder into gelatin capsules for you. It's going to mean a lot of capsules but it might be worth a try.
If it works, you then might be able to buy the capsules and the tiny tray apparatus and do the filling yourself. It's not difficult.
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