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Houma, LA
A 21-year-old male asked:

I have slow colonic transient. i've been on miralax w/prune juice as prescribed for a year. it causes loose stools. my doctor prefers that. is it safe?

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Dr. Enrique Molina
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Yes: it is safe, however if you are not having an appropriate response, different treatment options exist (including prescribed medications such as Amitiza, Linzess). You should re-discuss with your doctor.
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