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How much colace should I take

A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Drs advice: The amount of any given medication is titrated by the prescribing physician according to the patient's individual needs. Please call your physician an... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 42 years experience
I will assume you are taking MiraLAX and Colace. These would be safe to take together but you should know that the MiraLAX helps to pull fluid into yo... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
All meds: And supplements are to be discussed with Obs-Gyn directing the care during your pregnancy. Agents other than docusate are preferred for constipation d... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Yes: The smartter choice is Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and DSS. 200mg/day
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Solace: If you need it yes. If not no. Liquid works better in some. Let's chat to get a better answer for YOU!
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Colace (docusate sodium): It depends on when you normally have a bowel movement. Either time is okay.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Yes u can: but I would also be sure to increase your fluids to 80-100 oz of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends on stooling: A lot of nursing home patients have a difficult time with stooling. Some medications, especially opiate pain medications, are constipating. For those ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Laxative: taking daily laxative unnecessarily can cause diarrhea and diarrhea can lead to dehydration and loss of electrolytes such ams sodium, potassium, magne... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Usually ok: Generally, the two constipation medications and azithromycin should be ok taken separately or taken together. If worried about stomach symptoms, one c... Read More

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