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A 38-year-old male asked:

Took miralax for 5 days i have loose thin diarrhea is there any help i can do to stop the diarrhea?

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Dr. Odhett Cojocaru
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
If diarrhea is strictly caused by a laxative, like Miralax, simply stopping the laxative will make the diarrhea stop in 24-48 hours. It is better to not take anything to stop the diarrhea in this case - as a vicious circle type of events can happen.
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