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What happens when a laxative is taken followed by a protein shake

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Levine
Orthopedic Surgery 45 years experience
Yes,but......: You can, but then it wouldn't really be a "protein drink

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Sure.: Protein shake is no different than eating protein. Can be part of a healthy diet.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Yes protein shakes are safe. Remember to eat a variety of foods to get all of your necessary nutrients.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Yes: No reason a diabetic shouldn't drink protein shakes. If you have other comorbidities that may compromise your ability to process protein, then this m... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 22 years experience
Variety available: Protein shakes are generally good, but patients with renal failure must be mindful that their protein intake does not exceed the amount recommended ba... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Protein supplement: You want a protein shake that combines protein with calories. Both should be digestible. I recommend mixing 30 grams protein powder from a health fo... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Yes, I don't see any: Problems with doing both.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
They could.: Without adequate water in your diet, excess protein will make you constipated.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Krill oil: I always recommended taking krill oil and omega 3 fish oil supplements in the morning just before breakfast, but recent studies reveal that they're be... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
Exercise & protein: Yes, exercise of any kind & protein of any kind are often the best combination for weight loss.