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A 38-year-old male asked:

Stop taking miralax yesterday and still have very loose and thin green stools how long after stopping miralax does the diarrhea stop?

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Dr. Odhett Cojocaru
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
It can take 24-48 hours for laxative induced diarrhea to resolve, it depends on the transit. It takes time to have results from laxatives and the same to stop the effects of laxatives. Taking too often and too many laxatives have additive effects.
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