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constipation and laxatives

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Posted 17 Jun 2021 at 15:57

My partner was very constipated after he started on oramorph; the GP recommended using laxido (movicol-type laxative) to clear it, and to then take it regularly to prevent the problem recurring. He had a BM on Sunday, and since has been having soft stools which arrive without warning. What  I need to know is when to restart the laxido....is the soft stuff still the leftover from before? could he be blocking up above that? I have left a message for the hospice nurses for advice, but haven't heard as yet.

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Posted 18 Jun 2021 at 13:01
hi,i was suffering from constipation for a while and was on laxido,i started eating shredded wheat and now i dont have constipation ,hope that helps.
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Posted 18 Jun 2021 at 19:19

The hospice nurse said we should restart the laxido - if it gives him the runs, we stop again!

 
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