A 39-year-old member asked:
what do you advise if i've been constipated for 4 days with only 1 bowel movement should i take milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide)?
1 doctor answer
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Milk of Mag: This may work for you, but may not be "enough" -- I suggest citrate of magnesia or Miralax (polyethylene glycol) as a better temporary solution. Along with a dulcolax or two tablets.
Answered on Feb 19, 2016
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!
$15 per month