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A 67-year-old female asked:

I have isb (c&d) here lately it is only c. i take benefiber (cant take metamucil) and 2 dulcolax, but if i take the 2, i wind up with awful diarrhea, like you go before you make it to the toilet for abou 8-12 hours. is there anything else i can take?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
If you have not tried PEG (miralax, an OTC laxative), you should, you can easily adjust the dose ad lib. If miralax does not work, you need med by prescription such as lubiprostone or linaclotide and plecanatide .
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