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A 28-year-old male asked:

I was wondering if you take milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) every day will it get to were it would no longer work.

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Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Yes: Your bowel could get used to the laxative and at some point you may not be able to have regular bowel movements without taking it. Try to drink plenty of fluids and increase fiber in your diet it will help keep vowels regular. Take care!
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