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MC is very fast. It can cause explosive diarrhea. Which may sound good after 2 months of constipation! Have you tried Mira-lax? It is a bit more gentle and works more slowly. If you have never taken MC before , drink it, sit at home and wait. Do not go out until it has worked. Generally a person will void their bowels within about half an hour to an hour. Good luck. You must feel desperate. Poor thing! However, I would urge you to try the Mira-lax first. I am on very constipating meds and it is the only way-besides drinking grit 3 times a day that I do have a bowel movement. Be careful. If this is from a medication your taking you can get a bowel obstruction from constipation. Start taking fiber a couple times a day and pro-biotics. Then if there is nothing shaking, go to Mira-Lax. I would only go with MC in an emergency. I see that this was 11 days ago. So, after 2 months this IS an emergency! LOL Seriously, after the explosion from the MC try to get some good pro-biotics back in your intestinal tract. Only the refrigerated ones! Start in with the fiber. Get back on track. Daily maintenance is advised!
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