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Feb 3, 2012

There are many paths to laxation, below are my management strategies.

Patient is on narcotics and you want to prevent constipation

1. Polyethylene glycol (PEG) 17g/1 glass per day. Up to 3 doses daily if needed

2. PEG + fecal inotrope/stimulant. Senna first choice

3. Docusate  + Senna

Docusate alone is probably not...