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MiraLAX Targeted In Petition To FDA, But Physicians Back Pediatric Use

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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A consumer group petitions FDA for a black box warning on Merck’s MiraLAX and generic equivalents, citing the potential for adverse reactions in children. Gastroenterologists largely have not seen such risks from off-label pediatric use of the OTC laxative.

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