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how much milk of magnesia for constipation

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Constipation: The first thing you should do is go to a Pharmacist. Very likely they will recommend a drug that will work well for you. You should not need a prescri ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Rohde
34 years experience General Practice
Laxative: Cheap forms of mg like the oxide in milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) are good laxatives. We are all low on mg andleads to all sort of health con ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Careful: With taking excess fiber, as too much fiber along with inadequate fluids can make the constipation worse. Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) and a ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Low fiber: And not enough fluids especially if much of your fluid intake is caffeine and or alcohol both of which dehydrate and constipate. Excess foods with cal ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
That’s fine: Drink lots of water. If your thyroid has not been checked recently, it might be a good idea.
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Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Expired medications: Medications that are passed their expiration dates can be less effective or contaminated. Some medications could even decompose into products that ca ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : General over-the-counter medications that are expired are still effective for your two if not exposed to excess heat moisture or excess cold
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely not: Twice per week is not often enough to cause a bowel dependence.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Linzess: is the treatment of choice for IBS-D and IBS is a diagnosis of EXCLUSION In other words you need to have your colon/Rectum examined to exclude other r ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: You're on low dose of celexa. Just be cautious on milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) use. It's not good to use large amounts of milk of magnesia ... Read More
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