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I have type 2 diabetes. Can I take a laxative?

From Ask the Pharmacist

Take a sugar-free, fiber-based laxative. Metamucil and most off-brands make sugar-free products. Follow the instructions on the package. Drink more water, and eat fruits and vegetables as much as possible.

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