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Do laxatives not work as well as before if used too often?

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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Chronic laxative use may result in diminished colon transit.
This is important to review with your doctor.

In brief: Yes

Chronic laxative use may result in diminished colon transit.
This is important to review with your doctor.
Dr. Howard Hack
Dr. Howard Hack
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Dr. James Gagne
Internal Medicine

In brief: They are addicting

Laxatives can be really bad for you and damage your colon.
They stop working after a while, and then you can't have a bm without taking them.

In brief: They are addicting

Laxatives can be really bad for you and damage your colon.
They stop working after a while, and then you can't have a bm without taking them.
Dr. James Gagne
Dr. James Gagne
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