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A 27-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to take miralax (polyethylene glycol) and colace twice a day during pregnancy? my body got used to taking it once a day. i'm 27 weeks & have to be on 60mg of iron.

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Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Maybe: Both MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) and colace are considered category c drugs, indicating that their safety during pregnancy is unknown. However, I am sure that most obstetricians have used them with impunity. Make sure that you check with your OB before using them.
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