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Can you suggest some good laxatives or constipation remedies that work well and quick?

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Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine 35 years experience
For constipation: take Senna. Senna is a very safe natural plant product with a wide dosage range. Start by taking 2 tablets at bedtime, if you do not have a comfortable bowel movement (BM) the next day, take 4 tablets the next night. You can continue to increase the dose by 2 tablets every night until it works. It is safe and effective to continue taking the dose that works every night.

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