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My GI wants me to take MiraLax (polyethylene glycol) indefinitely for constipation. Is this safe?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes

if it works to reduce your constipation, and it is the best solution you can come up with, it should not be a problem to use it long-term. Just be sure to keep in touch with your doctor if you have any side effects of any sort.
Most people don't. Good luck.

In brief: Yes

if it works to reduce your constipation, and it is the best solution you can come up with, it should not be a problem to use it long-term. Just be sure to keep in touch with your doctor if you have any side effects of any sort.
Most people don't. Good luck.
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