Send Parents With Concerns About Miralax's Neuropsych Effects to the Pharmacist

Parents will ask whether polyethylene glycol (PEG 3350, Miralax, etc) causes neuropsychiatric effects in children.

This is based on a small number of reports of tics, aggression, and anxiety...in kids using PEG laxatives for constipation.

But there's no proof that any of these symptoms are due to PEG.

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