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I sometimes use dulco ease stool softener to help with going to the loo as I suffer with constipation

I sometimes use dulco ease stool softener to help with going to the loo as I suffer with constipation but it says do not use if pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, i recently had unprotected sex and am not sure of the outcome yet. just wondering why you cant take this product and is there anything else i could use that works similar but safe if i am infact pregnant ?
Asked On : Sun, 14 Mar 2010
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Hi.. Dulcoease is a class C drug, in the sense its safety among pregnancy is unknown.. Constipation can be a problem during pregnancy and use of strong laxative have the potential to  either induce contractions of the uterus or affect the absorption of vital nutrients.. Drink plenty of water and warm milk or coffee in the morning can help bowel movements.. Natural fibre diet is also essential and so are good exercise.  You can use dulcoease stool softener sparingly during pregnancy.. All the best..

Answered: Wed, 17 Mar 2010
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