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Doctor insights on: Butylene Glycol Uses

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I mixed 17gm of polyethyene glycol with a sports drink! its been over 12 hours and i still have not had the urge to use the toilet! is this normal?

I mixed 17gm of polyethyene glycol with a sports drink! its been over 12 hours and i still have not had the urge to use the toilet! is this normal?

PG: Well, the best way to take it is with water! water is the best thing for helping form a good bowel movement so that it is not hard to pass. It may take 1-4 days for a bm. Take it daily with an 8 oz glass of water. Make sure to make an appointment with your physician if indeed you have had a major weight loss in 4 months if unintentional. You want to make sure your GI tract is ok. ...Read more

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Dark spot corrector from poactive, safe to use while 6 months pregnant? Ingredients: octyldodecanol, cyclopentasiloxane, hexylene glycol, glycolic acid..

Dark spot corrector from poactive, safe to use while 6 months pregnant? Ingredients: octyldodecanol, cyclopentasiloxane, hexylene glycol, glycolic acid..

Why take the chance?: My standard advice for all pregnant women is take or apply medicines only when necessary - and then only if your obstetrician okays it. Dark spots are a cosmetic issue; why not wait until you have the baby - at which time the dark spots may very well fade on their own, as they often do. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use 2 scoops of miralax (polyethylene glycol)?

Is it okay to use 2 scoops of miralax (polyethylene glycol)?

Yes: It is recommended that you use 3 heaping tablespoons of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) in every 8 oz of liquid. That is about 17grams daily. ...Read more

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Can you use miralax (polyethylene glycol) on isagenix cleanse days?

Can you use miralax (polyethylene glycol) on isagenix cleanse days?

Sorry...: Isagenix International LLC is a multilevel company that markets dietary supplements and personal care products--HealthTap doctors are asked not to endorse or discuss commercial agents like this. Beside, many HealthTap providers do NOT recommend non-prescribed cleansing, especially to promote temporary weight loss. ...Read more

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Good facial moisturizer for normal skin? I never use it. No parabens, propylene glycol, or any bad stuff. Thank you <3

Good facial moisturizer for normal skin? I never use it. No parabens, propylene glycol, or any bad stuff. Thank you <3

Lots of choices: There are many moisturizers that are parabens free at this point. You may want to consider Neutrogena Naturals- Multivitamin Nourishing moisturizer, or Burt's Bees Sensative Daily moisturizing cream. These are national brands and should be widely available. ...Read more

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Can I use miralax (polyethylene glycol) while on atkins induction phase?

Can I use miralax (polyethylene glycol) while on atkins induction phase?

Atkins: Going onto the Atkins diet does change the bowel activity, try not to use Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and let the diet change settle down and your bowels will also settle down. ...Read more

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What if you use 16 oz of water with miralax (polyethylene glycol) instead of 8?

OK: That should be fine. You just want enough water to get the powder dissolved. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my husband is going in for colonoscopy today. is it ok to use gatorade to mix with colyte (polyethylene glycol)?

What do you suggest if my husband is going in for colonoscopy today. is it ok to use gatorade to mix with colyte (polyethylene glycol)?

No problem: GoLytely is a white powder in a 4 liter jug for reconstitution, containing 236 g polyethylene glycol 3350, 22.74 g sodium sulfate (anhydrous), 6.74 g sodium bicarbonate, 5.86 g sodium chloride and 2.97 g potassium chloride. It is employed as a colon diuretic to cleanse the bowel for colonoscopy. Additing or using Gatorade to the volumne is fine. ...Read more