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How much colace (docusate sodium) should be taking when feeling constipation?

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Dr. Robert Cloud
Colon and Rectal Surgery 41 years experience
Need laxative: Colace is a stool softener. For transient constipation, you should add a laxative. Pericolace (combination of stool softener and laxative) or Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) (laxative).

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Last updated Nov 9, 2014

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