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Is prune juice typically a better choice for constipation than miralax (polyethylene glycol) is?

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Dr. Olaf Johansen answered

Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery

No: Especially at age 18 try not to be dependent on a laxative of any type except on rare occasions. Work on getting enough fiber (25grams/day) if you need help try a fiber supplement. Get pleanty of fluid (50oz of non alcoholic non caffeinated /day) and exercise especially anaerobic ....Hope this helps.

Answered 1/14/2020



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