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Is prune juice safe to drink during pregnancy.

Is prune juice safe to drink during pregnancy.

Depends: If you are constipated, it should help you have a bowel movement. If you have too many bowel movements, that may not be so great. So, depends what you are using it for? As with anything, less is more. So if you don't need to use it, then not to worry. If you do, then proceed using a little to see it's effects on you. One good thing is that is is a natural food. Just don't overdo! ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Can Miralax eventually stop working? I've been on Miralax and prune juice everyday for almost a year prescribed by gastro. Is this safe?

Can Miralax eventually stop working? I've been on Miralax and prune juice everyday for almost a year prescribed by gastro. Is this safe?

Safe: You could increase the dose. This is safe medication. If you are having diarrhea on it stop or reduce dose. Goal is to achieve soft stools that are easy to pas ...Read more

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Is prune juice safe for everyday?

Is prune juice safe for everyday?

Prune juice: Regularity naturally involves doing what works for you. Lots of fresh leafy vegetables, and fruits with skins on (apple a day) and dried fruits like prunes and apricots work quite well. Increasing fiber (metamucil is one product). Many use MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) as gentle and reliable. Prune juice alone can wortk for some. Cruciferous veggies (cauliflower broccoli, cabbage) may be gassy. Daily use safe. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink 8oz of prune juice every day?

MAYBE: Just likeany other juice, restrict to 4-8 oz/day. Careful if you are diabetic. It has fiber so it is good, make sure has no sugar added. ...Read more

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Hi. I have been drinking a glass of prune juice once a day to keep me regular. I this safe to do?

Prune Juice effects: Prune Juice helps with constipation. The recommended guideline of 120ml per day (4oz). Drinking plenty of water every day (1.5-2litres every day including fruit juice, fruit or herbal teas), high fiber diet and regular exercise are good for Bowel Health. Drinking more than 4 oz. /day may cause pain, cramping, gas and diarrhea. If you have thes symptoms, see Physician. ...Read more

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Can I give sunsweet prune juice to my 2 month old baby? If yes how much quantity per day is safe?Is it ok to give only1oz of prune juice at a time

Can I give sunsweet prune juice to my 2 month old baby? If yes how much quantity per day is safe?Is it ok to give only1oz of prune juice at a time

Why would you give?: In general, there is no indication, reason, or need to give any juice to an infant. This may only set himself up for a preference to consume sweetened foods later on. If baby is feeding well - preferably breast milk - and has normal stool output and make plenty of wet diapers, I would refrain from giving juice. There are some doctors who recommend this for mild constipation however. ...Read more

Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more