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Is it safe to use a stool softener and a laxative together?

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In brief: Yes but

Quite a few over the counter (otc) preps contain both elements.
As with most otc medications, temporary use to relieve symptoms are usually fine. Habitual or prolonged use is unwise as you maybe masking something more serious. Don't wait till it becomes a serious problem.

In brief: Yes but

Quite a few over the counter (otc) preps contain both elements.
As with most otc medications, temporary use to relieve symptoms are usually fine. Habitual or prolonged use is unwise as you maybe masking something more serious. Don't wait till it becomes a serious problem.
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