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Metamucil and miralax (polyethylene glycol) wont help with constipation. What's next?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine

In brief: Fiber supplements

Require time and plenty of fluids; otherwise, they can add to the constipation problem. Are you taking any meds that might cause constipation (narcotic pain meds are notorious for constipating).
Have you used laxatives for a long time? See your fp/pcp for further advice.

In brief: Fiber supplements

Require time and plenty of fluids; otherwise, they can add to the constipation problem. Are you taking any meds that might cause constipation (narcotic pain meds are notorious for constipating).
Have you used laxatives for a long time? See your fp/pcp for further advice.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine

In brief: Constipation

Time to see your doctor. There are other options but first an evaluation as to the cause of your constipation is essential.

In brief: Constipation

Time to see your doctor. There are other options but first an evaluation as to the cause of your constipation is essential.
Dr. Steven Saunders
Dr. Steven Saunders
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