Amazon Basic Care ClearLax eases constipation by drawing water into your stool, resulting in softer stool that is easier to pass and more frequent bowel movements.* Amazon Basic Care ClearLax is an unflavored grit-free powder osmotic laxative that dissolves in any beverage for ease of use. Constipation is often a result of our lifestyle choices and can’t always be avoided. Changes in our daily routine, certain medicines and dietary supplements, as well as health and nutritional problems can contribute to constipation. Below are tips that can help you manage constipation.* Compare to the active ingredient in MiraLAX. Amazon Basic Care ClearLax Polyethylene Glycol 3350 Powder for Solution is used to relieve occasional constipation. An osmotic laxative, it works by holding water in the stool to soften it and increases the number of bowel movements. Generally produces a bowel movement in 1 to 3 days. Dissolves in any beverage. Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to polyethylene glycol. Do not use if you have kidney disease, except under the advice and supervision of a doctor. Ask a doctor before use if you have: nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain; a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 2 weeks; irritable bowel syndrome. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug. When using this product you may have loose, watery, more frequent stools. Stop use and ask a doctor if: you have rectal bleeding or your nausea, bloating, cramping or abdominal pain gets worse. These may be signs of a serious condition; you get diarrhea; you need to use a laxative for longer than 1 week. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)Active ingredient (in each dose): Polyethylene Glycol 3350, 17 g (cap filled to line). Purpose: Osmotic laxative. Inactive ingredients: none.Do not take more than directed unless advised by your doctor. The bottle top is a measuring cap marked to contain 17 grams of powder when filled to the indicated line (white section in cap). Adults and children 17 years of age and older: fill to top of white section in cap which is marked to indicate the correct dose (17 g). Stir and dissolve in any 4 to 8 ounces of beverage (cold, hot or room temperature) then drink. Use once a day. Use no more than 7 days. Children 16 years of age or under: ask a doctor. Other information: store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F). Use: relieves occasional constipation (irregularity). Generally produces a bowel movement in 1 to 3 days.Statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition.