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Houma, LA
A 18-year-old male asked:

Really bad constipation! doc said miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily, can i try miralax (polyethylene glycol) mixed in prune juice for better results since prune juice didn't help by itself?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Yes, however...: It is wise to treat constipation and MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) may help; it is safe to take with prune juice. But this does not address the cause; eat more fiber, drink more water, exercise, try probiotics, get tested for hypothyroidism. I advise you try triphala, an ayurvedic formula that has many health benefits ; better addresses the cause: http://www.Planetherbs.Com/specific-herbs/the-wonders-of-triphala.Html.
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