A 38-year-old member asked:
Is it bad to take golytely (polyethylene glycol) too frequently?
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
GoLYTELY (polyethylene glycol): It is an intestinal cleanser before intestinal procedures such as colonoscopy. It is made of polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution & contains potassium & sodium, works as a laxative. Too frequent use can lead to electrolyte imbalances.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Please advise if it's a bad idea to take miralax (polyethylene glycol) everyday?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Possible: So far long term side effects still under studies. Most common side effects of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) use are diarrhea and bloating. It is still advised to change the diet rather than taking medication to fix a problem. Good luck!
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Last updated Mar 16, 2021
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