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A 60-year-old male asked:

Good morning doctors! i have once in awhile but somewhat consistent bouts of constipation. my dr. suggested benefiber daily along with taking miralax or colace. assuming this works, how do i know when it's ok to reduce or stop these, or do i not stop?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Constipation: As your Physician knows your medical history, your medications, and your life style, and as he/she advised OTC's to help you, your Physician should be the practitioner to answer your question.

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Last updated Nov 16, 2020

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