Whenever use of a product is associated with increased tics or tremors, it catches my eye. The laxative Miralax is one such item.
Pediatricians often support the use of Miralax in kids because constipation is a common pediatric problem. Developed for adults, it is often given to very young children and for years at a time. It’s safety for use by children has not been established. An outcry from parents about side effects in kids received attention from the media and the medical community, but its use continues. Tics are only one of the possible adverse reactions .