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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   I am currently using Senokot and am switching to FiberCon, do these two medications have any negative interactions? How long should I wait to switch medications?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi :D
Doctor :   I want to know for what you are asking it?
User :   I am using it for constipation
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
from how long have you been using Senokot?
User :   About 5 days
Doctor :   Ok
User :   someone told me that Senokot can cause problems if used over a long period of time
Doctor :  
How do you see its impact on your problem?
User :   It's has helped the past when I used it when I stoped I went right back to being constipated
Doctor :   Fibercon is a fibre supplement, so there is no harm in taking
Doctor :  
there wont be any interacting and you can start taking it now
User :   Thank you!
Doctor :  
but I feel there is something more important than medications that you need to know
Doctor :  
It will take sometime to explain you regarding it after asking you some questions.
Doctor :  
Shall we proceed?

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