Verywell Health: Can I Take MiraLAX While Pregnant?

Despite being a joyful and exciting time, pregnancy comes with its fair share of discomforts and health woes, one of the most common of which is constipation. In fact, 75% of people experience some sort of GI disorder during their first trimester, which can be annoying at best and debilitating at worst.

There are multiple options at the drugstore for treating constipation and other digestive issues, one of which is MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350). When choosing what to grab during pregnancy, experts give MiraLAX the green light.

“MiraLAX is considered safe to take during pregnancy by the American Gastroenterological Association,” says Sarah McBane, PharmD, the Associate Dean of Pharmacy Education at UC Irvine School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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