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which is better golytely or miralax before a colonoscopy

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Maybe: Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is similar to GoLytely except MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) has no electrolytes like sodium, chlorid and potassium. It w ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Maybe: Miralax (polyethylene glycol) has ingredients simialr to the peg preps like go-lytely. Howver, the commercial preps are balanced in the make-up of the ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amod Tootla
58 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Miralax (polyethylene glycol): In my practice I use miralax (polyethylene glycol) prep. I find it to work very well. I combine it with smart water.
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A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Probably ok: It's probably ok, as long as you follow all the other guidelines. But you will be extending the time from clearing out your bowels to when you can sta ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Colon prep: The bottom line in colon prep is to empty the colon to have a clean colon to visualize during the scope. If your Gastroenterologist given you the inst ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience in Pharmacology
Colonoscopy Prep: I would not say this is normal, but do not be alarmed. I have heard many patients complain of such symptoms so it certainly is not unusual. This is ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience in Internal Medicine
Probably OK: Better to use plain water to mix Miralax (polyethylene glycol). It's colorless, odorless and tasteless. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Sounds like: Gluten sensitivity and need of g free diet.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Lot of miralax (polyethylene glycol): Regurgitating too much miralax (polyethylene glycol) is not uncommon if the stomach gets overloaded and cant handle the volumn injested. I prefer GoL ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience in Gastroenterology
Can be: Call your doc if it persists tomorrow. If you get fever or bleeding or pain, call tonight.
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