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Suggest medication for chronic constipation

patient of chronic constipation. no desire, inactivity of rectum, no hard stool, stool remains soft but this soft stool requires great straining, use of laxative medicine, fruits like mango increases the problem but banana and powder of dry bale fruit helps to reduce the problem, there is no positive effect of spogal and other fibre rich foods. please advise me...
Thu, 26 Apr 2018
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Hello,

Some advice that I can give to you is:

-Drink more water.
-Eat more fiber, especially non-fermentable fiber.
-Exercise more.
-Drink coffee, especially caffeinated coffee.
-Take Senna, an herbal laxative.
-Eat probiotic foods or take probiotic supplements.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
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