A 27-year-old male asked:
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is it okay to take miralax indefinitely for ibs-c? i've heard taking laxatives long term is not healthy but am unsure.

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Dr. Paul Garrett
40 years experience Radiology
Miralax is OK: Miralax is not a typical laxative in that it does not change motility or irritate the bowel. Instead it draws water into the stool making it easier to pass. It can be used chronically.
Answered on Jul 1, 2018
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