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# How do I covert 17 grams Miralax (generic) powder to tablespoons, please.

I cannot see the measuring line in the cup, so I am concerned about getting too much or not enough of the powder. Each cap contains 17grams of powder; I would like a surer way to get the amount I am to take.

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Sounds like you answered your own question. I one cap will hold 17 grams then just use one cap full. If you take a little extra it should not be a problem. I prepped for a colonoscopy using Miralax and the doctor had me take a whole bottle of Miralax in Gatoraid in two doses one hour apart and it did not cause any problems (except I spent a lot of time in the bathroom!). As a guess I would say two or three tablespoons would be about 17 grams.

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