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Can the use of laxatives contribute to weight loss? And if so, is it safe for an individual to use laxatives solely for weight loss purposes?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Absolutely not

Laxatives are to be used only as needed for severe constipation and never for weight loss purposes.
Among significant side effects chronic use may cause motility disorders as well as malabsorbtive states.

In brief: Absolutely not

Laxatives are to be used only as needed for severe constipation and never for weight loss purposes.
Among significant side effects chronic use may cause motility disorders as well as malabsorbtive states.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
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