A 45-year-old female asked:
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what happens to your body if you take ducolax laxatives - two tablets a day for a long time? is it ok to do this?

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Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Laxatives: As we age the need for laxatives becomes a necessary addition . Two laxatives a day is mild
Answered on Dec 2, 2019
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