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A 60-year-old male asked:
What is the difference between a stool softener like colace (docusate sodium) and a laxative?
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Geriatrics 31 years experience
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When is the best time of day to take a stool softener like Colace (docusate sodium).
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Most commonly: People use it two or three times a day. And really it's about convenience and remember to take it, if necessary. Consider taking it around a regular daily habit you may have. For most that means around a morning or evening routine and others both times.
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