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Ex lax first trimester cause miscarriage?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not

Anything is possible, but i highly doubt that exlax causes miscarriage.
If you have trouble with pregnancy or chronic constipation, consult doc. Good luck.

In brief: Probably not

Anything is possible, but i highly doubt that exlax causes miscarriage.
If you have trouble with pregnancy or chronic constipation, consult doc. Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No - but avoid.

Ex lax is a stimulant laxative that should probably be avoided in pregnancy for fear of causing dehydration - although no such data exist.
Senna may be used for brief periods during pregnancy and lactation without fetal risks. Ii is not known to cause miscarriage. Try colace (docusate sodium) for constipation in pregnancy first.

In brief: No - but avoid.

Ex lax is a stimulant laxative that should probably be avoided in pregnancy for fear of causing dehydration - although no such data exist.
Senna may be used for brief periods during pregnancy and lactation without fetal risks. Ii is not known to cause miscarriage. Try colace (docusate sodium) for constipation in pregnancy first.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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