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Is polyethylene glycol bad for you?

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Dr. Heather Joyce
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Constipation Relief: Polyethylene glycol is a non-absorbed sugar substance that pulls water into stool, causing soft stools or diarrhea. This medication is used to relieve constipation. It is not dangerous, but will cause watery diarrhea if used in excess.

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Last updated Mar 26, 2020

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