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Stool softener= docusate sodium or docusate calcium?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Either

Both work by causing small bowel to secrete fluid into gut.
Increased fluid helps to sofeten hard stool; not a stimulant.

In brief: Either

Both work by causing small bowel to secrete fluid into gut.
Increased fluid helps to sofeten hard stool; not a stimulant.
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