A 17-year-old male asked:
I have acute viral gastroenteritis right now and had it for 4 days. i feel so much better now! would it be safe to take miralax (polyethylene glycol) or prune juice today?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charlene Sojicoanswered
Pediatrics 43 years experience
I take it that: You normally suffer from chronic constipation and taking miralax/prune juice on a regular basis.You may want to wait a few more days before you start your routine.You know your body best though. Use your clinical judgement. Be sure you are well hydrated.
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Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 30 years experience
See below: There is no reason to take either one, at this point.
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Last updated Jan 5, 2019
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