New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Regular Member

Date Joined Sep 2008
Total Posts : 457
   Posted 2/27/2009 6:02 PM (GMT -6)   
My mom was just diagnossed with irritable bowel syndrome after a colonsocopy and much suffering. She asked me if I knew anything about PEG which the doctor prescribed since I have had  Crohn's for  the last  20 years. I told her No, but I know where to look because I have used this website for my Crohn's questions and it is the bst!
So have any of  you heard of PEG or is it an abbreviation for something else?

Veteran Member

Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 3269
   Posted 3/1/2009 11:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Elizabeth,
Welcome to the IBS board!
PEG stands for polyethylene glycol, which is an osmodic laxative. It is used in patients with constipation. Your mom, I assume, has IBS-C?
Co-Moderator IBS Forum
Please donate to help HW continue to help us...

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Saturday, June 24, 2017 6:25 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,830,069 posts in 310,642 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 152751 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, scarolina66.
323 Guest(s), 12 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
TonyInVirginia Beach, OvidiuM, 81GyGuy, therearemiracles, Darrellk1960, physedgirl09, fatimaR, mike899, Works Out, KelleyTX, RobLee, Traveler

Follow on Facebook  Follow on Twitter  Follow on Pinterest

©1996-2017 LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer