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Canton, GA
A 60-year-old female 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?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Alexandrr Lakowsky
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: It sounds like miralax (polyethylene glycol) has done its job. You can either stop it altogether or reduce the dose.
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