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Suggest remedies for constipation despite taking laxatives

My mother has had constipation for years, it has got worse and gp has prescribed laxido, have given her three sachets a day for the last four days and now she has diarrhoea, should I keep giving her the laxido. She has not properly opened Enron bowels for two weeks by the way.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019
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Hello,

I would advise you to stop the Laxido as your mother has developed loose motions and it may lead to dehydration. Give her lots of fluids which will help to correct the dehydration and also prevent future constipation.

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

Regards,
Dr. Nazma.amman,
General & Family Physician
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