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Best way to avoid constipation when taking oxycodone?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

All narcotics can cause constipation.
Keep up on your fluids. Drink plenty of water. Use a mild stool softener like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) which is over the counter while actually on the drug.

In brief: Yes

All narcotics can cause constipation.
Keep up on your fluids. Drink plenty of water. Use a mild stool softener like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) which is over the counter while actually on the drug.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Constipation

I have my patients increase their fiber and water but narcotics cause constipation so I have my patients take milk of mag with the water. They never seem to have that problem doing this.

In brief: Constipation

I have my patients increase their fiber and water but narcotics cause constipation so I have my patients take milk of mag with the water. They never seem to have that problem doing this.
Dr. Kevin Daus
Dr. Kevin Daus
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Dr. Louise Andrew
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Ask the prescriber

Whoever prescribed this for you should be able to recommend what you need and check to be sure the drug is the only cause.

In brief: Ask the prescriber

Whoever prescribed this for you should be able to recommend what you need and check to be sure the drug is the only cause.
Dr. Louise Andrew
Dr. Louise Andrew
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