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Aurora, MO
A 41-year-old female asked:

Do i still need to take all of the 4 dulcolax and 8.3 ounes of miralax (polyethylene glycol) power for colon scope if i have been having loose stools for 5 weeks?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 38 years experience
Yes: Follow the instructions you were given. You don't want to go in for your colonoscopy, be anesthetized, and then wake to find out they couldn't complete the procedure because you weren't adequately cleaned out. It's a waste of time and money...And embarrassing, too!
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