A member asked:

Can i take (1) standard 17g dose of miralax (polyethylene glycol) in addition to 100mg docusate sodium for short term (2-3 days) issues with constipation?

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck answered

Specializes in Surgery

Yes you can: The most important thing in constipation is hydration and adjusting eating habits to more fruits and vegetables and avoiding pop and soda. I encourage you to eat more fibers. In addition, taking stool softeners and laxatives from time to time might be helpful.

Answered 1/9/2020



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