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Does using laxatives in constipation cause any issues?

my mom is using laxatives for a long time, she is using cremaffin syrup for almost 1 - 1.5 yrs. i am worried she is very much addicted to it, can long time use of constipation can cause any issues. i am worried that this it self will not cause more problems to her.
Sat, 17 Oct 2009
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Yes there might be some problem in her intestine because of this. she should consult a doctor and get checked. if she is fine she should stop using this.

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