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History of neurogenic bladder, flaccid and current severe constipation. 45,male, lost one kidney to cancer. can he take miralax or mag citrate?

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Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Yes, you may...: Both Miralx and mag citrate are osmotic-type laxatives by making more water inside the bowel so to increase bulkiness and softness of foods residue for bowel movement. So, you may use them, but always with caution since individual reaction to any drug use may widely vary although being found to be safe as OTC remedy for constipation. Make sure not to take them > 1-2 weeks for chronic constipation.
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