I agree with the doctor and Sue. I've also had these issues, especially during hospitalizations involving surgery. They put me on Miraxlax for awhile. It contains fiber and is not harsh. However, since it is now available OTC, my insurance would no longer cover it, so I switched to something else that's cheaper. If you do get the Miralax powder, mix it in a glass of juice (I liked apple) until it dissolves. It's tasteless.
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