A member asked:

On alinia for diverticulitis. was constipated. dr put on miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily for 2 wks. it is causing loose stools. should i take half dose of mirilax?

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Dr. Alexandrr Lakowsky answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

It sounds like miralax (polyethylene glycol) has done its job. You can either stop it altogether or reduce the dose.

Answered Dec 24, 2020



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