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im constipated how do i get rid of it asap. i tried drinking cranberry juice and eating oranges?

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Dr. Susan Nelson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Miralax (polyethylene glycol) Long term : Start dulcolax tabs at night for a few days as well as MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) 1 capful daily dissolved in water eat a healthy diet and avoid milk for a while gradually decrease the MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) over a period of 3-4 weeks.
Answered on Sep 13, 2015

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