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A 21-year-old female asked:

Can you take miralax and senna-s tablets around the same time?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Yes, but: Why? Both have same action, almost, you want to try one-at-a-time
Dr. Akua Agyeman
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
As answered by Dr. Al Hegab, but if you are taking both because you feel one isnt working, it may be that you are just not taking enough for effect. Did you maximize the dose of one adding the other? Also, usually if max doses of one doesnt one, it is best to add on another agent that works on the gut slightly differently.
Jan 14, 2019
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab commented
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Provided original answer
agree with Dr Agyeman
Jan 14, 2019
Last updated Jan 15, 2019

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