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A 47-year-old male asked:

Had hernia surgery yesterday. taking percocet for pain. constipated now with 'heavy' feeling in abdomen. what type/frequency should i use laxatives?

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
A Verified Doctoranswered
Trauma Surgery 51 years experience
Yes: Opiate induced constipation Take miralax (polyethylene glycol) and DSS both OTC drugs / daily
Dr. Linda Callaghan
Addiction Medicine 54 years experience
Drink lots of water and stop the pain medicine as soon as you can.
Feb 20, 2016

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