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A 29-year-old female asked:

Is it okay to take a laxative after being constipated from taking imodium (loperamide)? tried stool softeners, but that didn't work.

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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Stool softener: The stool softener is the better choice, you have to take it consistently and can increase it if needed. You also have to drink a lot of fluid with the stool softener.
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