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A 29-year-old female asked:

24 w preg. with long term constipation. little/no progress after colace (docusate sodium) & fiber increase past week. can i use epsom salt laxative once till i see dr?

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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: Especially since you indicate that you are pregnant increase fluids and can try miralax (polyethylene glycol).
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