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A 24-year-old female asked:

Is dulcoease safe to take while pregnant? i've heard yes and i've heard no. i've had no health problems in the past and this is my 1st pregnancy.

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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: I am assuming that the dulcoease that you are referring to has a generic name of docusate sodium and is labeled as a stool softener. If the package states stimulant or biscodyl, then i would not recommend it during pregnancy.St.

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