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Polyethylene Glycol (PEG)

Article - Polyethylene glycol: a game-changer laxative for children

PEG is now commonly used as a laxative in children worldwide for constipation. 

It is insoluble in water so it gets eliminated primarily in feces but also in the urine.

In increasing doses it causes increasing amounts of water to be excreted with bowel 


Study - Polyethylene glycol derivative 9bw suppresses growth of neuroblastoma cells by inhibiting oxidative phosphorylation

PEG may actually help stop the growth of neuroblastoma cells. 

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