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Which laxative is best for constipation in the elderly?

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Constipation: Best initial therapy is fiber, (metamucil, konsyl, citrucel, benefiber), drinking more water (at least 1 liter per day) and exercise. If this does not work, see a physician.

Answered 9/28/2016

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Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Gentle and can betaken once a day on a longterm basis.

Answered 3/19/2012

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Constipation for 7 days. Took laxatives for 6 days n nothing?

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