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A 19-year-old male asked:

Is it safe to take just 1 senokot (senna) each week for constipation ? or would i get too dependant ?

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Once a week won't: Hurt. Eat more fiber and drink more water with prune juice. Try laxatives - dulcolax, milk of magnesia, (magnesium hydroxide) magnesium citrate every now and then. Stay active and exercise. Take care!
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