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ex lax cause miscarriage

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Most miscarriages occur in the first trimester and are due to genetic abnormalities in the developing fetus. Next most common are uterine structural a ... Read More
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Anything is possible, but i highly doubt that exlax causes miscarriage. If you have trouble with pregnancy or chronic constipation, consult doc. Good ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Anything is possible, but i highly doubt that exlax causes miscarriage. If you have trouble with pregnancy or chronic constipation, consult doc. Good ... Read More
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No - but avoid.: Ex lax is a stimulant laxative that should probably be avoided in pregnancy for fear of causing dehydration - although no such data exist. Senna may b ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Drink lots of water: and other clear liquids containing some electrolytes such as fruit juice mixed with water. This will allow your bowels to get some rest, which will s ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes.: It is possible to overdose on any medication. If you overdose on this particular one, you will definitely feel it.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Prefer ducolax: Strong but less harmful to you.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Stephenson M D
44 years experience Neurology
No: Biscodyl is a stool softener whereas exlax is a laxitive.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Time and transit: Ex-lax is a senoside. It is a cathartic (laxative) and promotes peristalsis (movement of content through the bowel). The sooner it goes through, the ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
39 years experience Psychiatry
Dependence: Depends on the amount. Small amounts may just lead to dependence, but prolonged and excessive use can cause change in bowel bacteria leading to other ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Potassium and Prunes: Potassium is a powerful agent for cleaning the colon walls. the collateral benefit from the potassium is reducing anxiety and depression. Natural sou ... Read More
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