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A 38-year-old member asked:

Is miralax (polyethylene glycol) for diarrhea?

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Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
No: Miralax is for constipation as laxative.It is polyethylene glycol to soften the stool without causing electrolyte imbalance..
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