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I am constipated and on ciprofloxacin. What stool softeners can I use? (im on cipro for 2 weeks)

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Dr. Donald Alves
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In brief: 'Gentle' ones

Many of the otc stool softeners work osmotically, to increase amount of moisture retained in stool (=softening it).
Senna being a common example, but any of the non-stimulant laxatives should help. Can also ask your dr or the pharmacist for further guidance.

In brief: 'Gentle' ones

Many of the otc stool softeners work osmotically, to increase amount of moisture retained in stool (=softening it).
Senna being a common example, but any of the non-stimulant laxatives should help. Can also ask your dr or the pharmacist for further guidance.
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