A 66-year-old female asked:
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medication: i take 2 colace (generic docusate sodium) daily per doctor for chronic constipation. can this discolor urine because of red dye?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Pharmacist: I know of countless patients who took this stool softener and never encountered reports of this side effect. Your pharmacist can be of great help in answering any questions about your medications as he/she has access to much information about them.
Answered on Mar 7, 2017
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