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Medication for Constipation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello doc
User :   is anybody there?
User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   ok
User :   constipation
Doctor :   since how many days you have this
User :   can u suggest any remedies?
User :   for the past 2 to 3 weeks
Doctor :   main cause is due to less intake of water, low fibre diet
User :   ok
Doctor :   and neglegence for nature call
User :   ok.
Doctor :   You have to take high fibre diet like greens, vegetables, fruits
User :   ok doc.
Doctor :   Drink at least 2-3 litres of water per day
User :   ok. its severe now. can i take any medicine
User :   i wud follow ur advice also
Doctor :   yes theres are medications, syrups
User :   ok.
Doctor :   like syrup cremaffin, you can take 3tsp at night
Doctor :   BUt these medicines are habit forming
User :   ok doc. thanks
User :   yes doc i understand
User :   not a long term solution
Doctor :   try to follow what ever suggestion i have given
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