Been constipated for 5 days. took exlax at the recommended dosage yesterday and again today. no results but forced gas. would a higher dose be bad?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Miralax/Peri-Colace: You might want to try Peri-Colace, as this has a stool softener which might help - since it sounds like you're quite constipated. If you have a fecal impaction, see your doctor straight away. Also, if you take chronic pain medications - talk to your doctor as an ongoing treatment might be good to prevent this from happening in the future. Hope that helps!
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Last updated Feb 6, 2015
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