I took my first dose (296 strength) at 9:15 a.m. today. It is 6:10 p.m. I've had no progress; not a cramp or urges. I still feel miserably constipated and hopeless! My doctor told me to take the dose two hours before eating; I wanted exactly two and was starving. (I over slept today and changed plans to be near the bathroom). I drank usual amount of water, and two 6 oz. glasses of prune juice as well. I'd really appreciate some advice. Thank you!
I'm sorry if your doctor implied that this was going to be an instant fix. It took a few weeks of taking 290 mg twice a day for me to see an improvement. In the meantime, I continued taking M.O.M. twice a day. Eventually I stopped taking the MOM and then reduced to only one pill a day... but it took two months to get to that point.
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