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Constipation (also known as costiveness, dyschezia, and dyssynergic defaecation) refers to bowel movements that are ...
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Miralax 26,446 Laxative 21,994 Stool Softener 15,045
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Colace
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Dulcolax
Other name: Stool Softener (Stool Softener)
Other name: Laxative (Laxative)
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Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate or docusate sodium (International Nonproprietary Name, ) – often referred to as DSS, Aerosol OT or AOT – is a common ingredient in consumer products, especially laxatives of the stool softener type. I...
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Bisacodyl (International Nonproprietary Name) is a stimulant laxative drug. It is typically prescribed for relief of constipation and for the management of neurogenic bowel dysfunction as well as part of bowel preparation before medical examinations, suc...
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Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate or docusate sodium (International Nonproprietary Name, ) – often referred to as DSS, Aerosol OT or AOT – is a common ingredient in consumer products, especially laxatives of the stool softener type. I...
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Bisacodyl (International Nonproprietary Name) is a stimulant laxative drug. It is typically prescribed for relief of constipation and for the management of neurogenic bowel dysfunction as well as part of bowel preparation before medical examinations, suc...
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me taking an colace (over the counter) and it helped with...
" ...obgyn had me taking an colace (over the counter) and it helped with constipation. ...magnesium citrate, took colace and dulcolax. It all really worked fast but ...hospital I took colace to h... "

explosive diarrhea. I got colace post partum, which helped...
" ...it after it gave me explosive diarrhea. I got colace post partum, which helped. At home if I got desperate, I'd take a colace and use a dulcolax suppository. That usually worked. I often did th... "

switch me to Colace. It still did not help me. So they told...
" ...me to Colace. It still did not help me. So they told me to get a stool softner and take it three times a week. So I bought the Dulcolax (gentle and easy) and it works the best.... "

immediately after the birth. Unfortunately it didn't help...
" ...started giving me Colace immediately after the birth. Unfortunately it didn't help much because I ...in addition to the Colace. It still didn't work, so ultimately they gave me Dulcolax and af... "

well for me. I have tried the colace, but it didn't seem...
" ...well for me. I have tried the colace, but it didn't... "

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I became so constipated that it caused hemorrhoids. I...
" ...you tried taking Colace? I became so constipated that it caused hemorrhoids. I use witch ...days I took 2 Colace and the ...a bowel movement I finally felt normal again. The Colace helped to ... "

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It's so awful. Colace does nothing, I eat fiber, drink...
" ...It's so awful. Colace does nothing, I eat ...in them! The dr recommended that I take a dulcolax suppository and it helped for the moment, but I was still constipated. It's common throughout... "

recommended Colace but it didn't work to good. It seems...
" ...already had an experience with the constipation and ...doctor recommended Colace but it didn't work to good. It seems like Dulcolax is helping some . Sometimes she has to take 2 but it helps. T... "

Colace. I did and it seems to be helping tremendously!!!...
" ...Dr. said that my pain was from the ...was using. I had been taking Dulcolax but he said it was ...on the system to switch to Colace. I did and it seems to be helping tremendously!!! No mor... "

4 days. took colace and didn't help..so got dulcolax..in...
" ...in awhile i have to cough due to allergies..so i take my claritin daily. the cough ...go at 4 days. took colace and didn't help..so got dulcolax..in 5 minutes it works..its a wonderful feeling ... "

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