A 69-year-old male asked:
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can enamas be given on a regular basis. despite giving dad movical 2 twice a day still gets constipated..is bed ridden.

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Dr. Manuel Viamonte
34 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Enemas: They can be given as needed. Sometimes a suppository will do the trick . There are now oral products that may help including Amitiza (lubiprostone) and Linzess.
Answered on Feb 13, 2015
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