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Took dulcolax at 8 pm last night hoping it would work overnight. have an event today so took imodium (loperamide) ad at 5 am (9 hrs later). is this safe?

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Dr. CalviN Roseth
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Stool: My concern here is why take a strong laxative at night,then a anti-motility the next morning. This a setup for chronic issues. If it is a chronic problem,see your primary care doctor for assistance.

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Last updated Aug 16, 2018

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