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(Nurse here, have cared for many post op patients with constipation)
-make sure you’re getting enough Water. Most meds to relieve constipation need water to help them work.
-walk, walk, walk
-strong coffee if you can drink it
If the above doesn’t work, you can try the following meds
-Miralax
-Milk of Magnesia
-Dulcolax
-senna
-glycerin or bisacodyl suppositories

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Just to add to the above:

Metamucil or Benefibre are great

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Walking really does help to get things moving as stated above and I use MOM or Miralax when needed. Lots of Water will help also.

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I've taken a capful of Miralax every morning since shortly after I had surgery. I still get backed up maybe twice a month - when I do, I take Milk of Magnesia for a night or two to clear it out.

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I put a cap full of miralax in my coffee every morning. Works.

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