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Curious: Chronic constipation

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by KC1988RN KC1988RN (New) New

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Okay fellow hospice nurses...

ongoing issue and seeking suggestions / advice

chronic issues with constipation despite use of everything from miralax, colace, dulcolax, senna, and even mag citrate.

other remedies tried: prune juice, increased fiber in meals

No opioid usage. Consuming >75% of meals. Adequate hydration. Moderate activity- chairbound.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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prune juice apple juice and pad of butter warmed up add mirlax and that is a whammy of a drink.

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makeitwork has 9 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Hospice and palliative care.

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It has been quite a while since your post. Has anything worked?

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