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I've tried miralax (polyethylene glycol) and exlax and they make me have the worst stomach pains and i stayed the same weight. What am i doing wrong?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Stop now

Why are you taking laxatives in the first place? To lose weight? This is a very dangerous practice and can lead to serious medical issues.
You lose weight by diet and exercise, not by taking laxatives.

In brief: Stop now

Why are you taking laxatives in the first place? To lose weight? This is a very dangerous practice and can lead to serious medical issues.
You lose weight by diet and exercise, not by taking laxatives.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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