A member asked:

Is drinking prune juice and/or eating prunes effective against constipation? if so, how much needs to be consumed and how much time to be effective?

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Dr. Mark Owolabi answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Depends on the cause & severity of the constipation. There is no “dose” for prune juice, so try a cup or two and see if it works for you. It not, then book a telemedicine visit to discuss with a doctor.

Answered 12/4/2022



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