User Reviews for Senokot
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Reviews for Senokot to treat Constipation
Review by charlotte1234 (taken for less than 1 month):
I suffered constipation for the past three days because of traveling. I tried a bunch of home remedies but nothing seemed to work, and I felt extremely uncomfortable with stomach pain as well. So, I went to the nearest pharmacist and they gave me Senokot. They told me to take two Senokot tablets straight away, so I took two at 3:00 P.M. As I waited I still felt very uncomfortable. At about 10:00 P.M my stomach started to make some noises, so I assumed that the laxatives were finally kicking in. At around 12 I went to the bathroom, and finally I was able to get some bowel movement! I still had to push and all, but it did come out eventually and I was extremely happy as I felt fresh afterwards. No pain at all!
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December 21, 2014 4:33 AM
Review by A_S:
For the second time in few months I'm getting hives an hour or so after taking this medication. First time around they were really bad. Second time as soon as I got the itching and few hives I took an antihistamine that helped with the hives.
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March 22, 2012 10:45 AM
Review by paininmytummy:
First day I used it- woke up at 3 am with a roaring stomach pain, sat on the toilet for about an hour with diarrhea!
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September 10, 2011 3:51 AM
Review by Anonymous:
I used Senokot for about 2 years and it made no improvement, I was still going to the toilet around once a week and it made no effect.
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June 20, 2010 11:26 AM
Review by At first glance...:
My doctor had prescribed Senokot 8.6mg tablets, 1x twice daily as needed to help compensate for my constipation that is commonly caused by narcotic pain relievers, such as Morphine, Methadone, oxycodone. At first it was great. I had no discoloration, no bloating, it was comfortable and gentle, almost as if it were natural. However, after about 3 months my bowels did start to become lazy and my Doctor had to give me something else in which to alternate off and on with. If while on this you notice the time between movements has increased to the point where you are "certain" it has, TELL YOUR DOCTOR! You'll just hurt yourself more the longer you wait.
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April 10, 2010 9:45 PM
Review by Anonymous:
Easy to use. No pain just gentle comfort. Excellent
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January 26, 2010 6:41 AM
Learn more about Constipation
Micromedex® Care Notes:
- Constipation In Children
- Constipation In Children, Ambulatory Care
- Constipation, Ambulatory Care
- Constipation in Adults
- Constipation in Children
- Constipation in Infants
- Treatment of Chronic Constipation in Children
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