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How do stool softeners interact with other medications?

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  • AStacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered

    Some laxatives may prohibit the absorption of medications and nutrients into your system.

    Persons taking certain medication should not take laxatives. Medications that could interact with laxatives include other types of laxatives, antacids, mineral oil, castor oil, blood thinners, antibiotics, and heart and bone medications.

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