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Chewable Fiber vs. Stool Softener for Constipation

Chewable Fiber

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Stool Softener

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Other Names: Colace   Doculax   Peri Colace   Senokot S   Surfak
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 661 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Laxatives (purgatives, aperients) are foods, compounds, or drugs taken to induce bowel movements or to loosen the Feces, most often taken to treat constipation. Certain stimulant, lubricant, and saline laxatives are used to evacuate the Col... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Chewable Fiber vs. Stool Softener

22 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Turned out that the chewable fiber tablets worked...
...day home, I took a colace (stool softener) and regretted it (despite my horrible constipation) because it made me really nauseated. Turned out that the chewable fiber tablets worked great for me....
I could take a stool softener and also there are chewable...
...the same problem. I was told that I could take a stool softener and also there are chewable fiber tablets. I think...
told I could take a stool softener and also the chewable...
...I asked about it. I was told I could take a stool softener and also the chewable fiber tablets. That really seemed to...
for you. I take 2 stool softener, 2 chewable fiber, and...
...Once you get moving, experiment to see what works for you. I take 2 stool softener, 2 chewable fiber, and 2 probiotics everyday. If I mess with my program it's not good....
for you. I take 2 stool softener, 2 chewable fiber, and...
...Once you get moving, experiment to see what works for you. I take 2 stool softener, 2 chewable fiber, and 2 probiotics everyday. If I mess with my program it's not good....
problem. I take two chewable fiber tablets daily, 1 heaping...
...have this problem. I take two chewable fiber tablets daily, 1 heaping tsp ...seed in yogart, and one stool softener. I don't know if thi...
taking a stool softener for a while, until my bowels...
I started taking a stool softener for a while, until my ...doubling it for better effect. I also found a chewable fiber tablet with calcium that I like well enough that...
since. I am taking a stool softener at night, 4 Fiber Con...
...BM since. I am taking a stool softener at night, 4 Fiber Con ...couple of days. I am beyond miserable and dr said only to add the chewable fiber. I am still on the puree diet and admit...
am using the chocolate flavor chewable fiber supplement by...
...chewable supplement.  I am using the chocolate flavor chewable fiber supplement by KAL.  They also ...I would not recommend a stool softener on a regular basis.  The...
And, I take a stool softener (Colace) every morning...
...week, I've had the worst constipation and I ...hydrated.�� And, I take a stool softener (Colace) every morning with ...on many things).��� I've tried the chewable fiber tablets, thinking t...
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