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Is it safe to take docusate calcium daily?

Is it safe to take docusate calcium daily?

Not advised: Taking any laxative daily can become addicting, and then you will have major problems if you ever stop. Try not to use it more than 2-3 days in a row. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 100mg of docusate sodium daily for chronic constipation?

Is it safe to take 100mg of docusate sodium daily for chronic constipation?

Yes.: Other ways to maintain your plumbing: eat plenty of fruits and veggies, and fiber. Drink 8-10 glasses of water a day. Get moving 30-60 minutes every day. You can also take miralax, which is now over the counter. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am taking stool softener, (docusate sodium) 2 a day it is really helping me. Is it safe to take it for a long time, or there is alternatives?

I am taking stool softener, (docusate sodium) 2 a day it is really helping me. Is it safe to take it for a long time, or there is alternatives?

Constipation: Long term laxatives are not great for the bowels. If possible add magnesium 250mg once per day to your routine and that may help increase absorption into the gut and help you taper off the laxatives. Also don't forget to drink a lot of water to soften the bowels and fiber to keep things moving. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take biotin, prenatals, vitamin d, etodolac, and docusate sodium together?

Is it safe to take biotin, prenatals, vitamin d, etodolac, and docusate sodium together?

Yes: Hi. I cannot see any adverse consequences to taking them all together. Taking vitamin D and etodolac with food may augment absorption and lessen GI upset, respectively. Be healthy! ...Read more

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Im 6 weeks pregnant & have bad constipation&am very bloated. Its bad. I have docusate sodium 100mg & was wondering if it was safe to take 6 instead of 1-3?

Im 6 weeks pregnant & have bad constipation&am very bloated. Its bad. I have docusate sodium 100mg & was wondering if it was safe to take 6 instead of 1-3?

Follow the label: For now, follow the label on the docusate. Next, go see your OB doctor and ask what to do - it's going to be a long 9.5 months! make sure you are eating very healthy foods - avoid fast food, processed foods (like cheetos, frozen dinners, etc.). Eat lots of fresh veggies. Don't drink pop or fruit juice (stick to water and milk). Avoid rice and applesauce (both will constipate). Add prunes! ...Read more

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Should I take docusate soduim everyday for constipation?

Should I take docusate soduim everyday for constipation?

Better change diet: Its better to make diet changes to resolve constipation. Increasing water and adding fiber to your diet can can help soften your stool and decrease your need for docusate. ...Read more

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