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A 19-year-old female asked:

Can ran pantoprazole 40mg help relieve my constipation? cant go poo, stomach cramps, bloated, back hurts, etc.

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Pantoprazole: Pantopraxole is normally used for GERD and not for constipation. It can however, cause diarrhea, but that is not the way to cure your constipation. For immediate relief take Miralax (polyethylene glycol). However, there is a good chance that you will need a diet change that includes a high fiber diet for permanent relief
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