CONSTIPATION INSTRUCTIONS [OTC = over the counter]

water retaining medication: Try this one first:  OTC (over the counter):  docusate/ Colace - sold generically as docusate sodium-- adult dose is 100 to 500mg per day; usually sold in 100mg gel capsules--usual dose is 2 a day--but it is very safe and a lot more can be taken.    It may take a few days [...]