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02 Aug 2010

constipation
please advise how safe is epsom salts to be utilised for constipation.
Kindly also advise how much to take. Will a sachet be too much?
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CyberDoc
Cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hallo Jenny
Rather use something like Lactulose/Fybogel orange. Epsom salts can cause abnormalities in your blood electrolyte levels if used often.
Dr Bets
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