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Is there anything OTC comparable to Lactulose?

Posted 3 Sep 2014 by LymaBeane 4 answers

I am taking Lactulose and it works well for me. My doctor wonders why I would always need it. Miralax doesn't work for me. Is there anything OTC that is comparable to Lactulose so that I don't have to depend on a doctor to get the help I need? Thanks

How fast should Miralax be working when your taking it on a daily basis?

Posted 12 Feb 2018 by Lanabana 1 answer

If you take a dose at lets say 4:30 and have been on miralax for a couple weeks when should you expect a bowel movement?

Doc unconcerned by constipation up to my lungs?

Posted 3 Jul 2016 by RyanPm40 1 answer

I am usually very regular, but I have been constipated for a week now. I've tried miralax, senokot, and meta mucil with no luck. I went to an Urgent Care facility, where I was given an x-ray (after a LOT of hesitation from the doc). At first I was told by the tech I'd be getting two ...

I used Contrave for a month and 1/2. Lost 9 lbs. Super! But I got constipated?

Posted 28 Feb 2018 by Pottershawn 1 answer

Has anyone else had this affect? I quit because of it. Even tried MiraLax, stool softeners, fleets, etc. Anyone found a way to continue Contrave with using something that worked for them? Shawn

Senna S - Is Senna time released?

Posted 26 Oct 2017 by Caleb729 1 answer

What time of the day is best to take Miralax?

Posted 1 Apr 2013 by lmmoore 1 answer

Lactulose - Can it be frozen with a juice to make it tolerable? When my husband takes the liquid?

Posted 7 Apr 2017 by Gag2017 3 answers

... plain he gags and ends up puking. Can't read some of above. Can the liquid be mixed with Kefir and still be effective? His is 10 Gm/15ml Sil Hi/T. Does freezing Lise its effectiveness?

How long before Linzess works well??

Posted 5 Feb 2017 by Frustratedwbowels 0 answers

Trying Linzess after many years taking magnesium citrate / miralax etc ... only took it 2 days so far . It has been somewhat helpful but how long before it really helps and do you ever produce a healthy normal bowel movement!? Very frustrating .. why do so many people have this issue !?

Gastroparesis and constipation: what works?

Posted 18 Dec 2016 by BMhoarder 1 answer

I was diagnosed with severe gastroparesis, and also esophageal spasms, and chronic constipation. So, I haven't gone in several days, despite daily Lizness and Miralax. I am currently doing prep for colonoscopy. I already drink massive amounts of water, so not concerned about dehydration. So I ...

Kristalose Dosage Help?

Posted 9 May 2017 by Sasha24 0 answers

My hepatologist prescribed me Kristalose (20 mg in 4 oz water) 3 times daily. After 3 doses my first day, (every 3-4 hours) I experienced major intestinal gas build up before finally having a movement two days later. It was A LOT and VERY unusual for me! I experienced shaking and nausea. I ...

I'm prescribed 15 ml of Lactulose 4 times daily. Have had liver cirrhosis for three years.?

Posted 1 Dec 2016 by Sasha24 1 answer

... Constipation is somewhat of a problem, but the main thing that effects me is GAS. Gas that I cannot expel from my body. I've tried peppermint tea and essential oils that I rub on my skin, baking soda, ALL of the OTC remedies and most recently something called "IBgard" that caused ...

I've taken Linzess 290mcg for 3 days with no BM and am wondering why it's not working for me?

Posted 22 Oct 2016 by Seeking info 2 answers

I used colonoscopy prep to clean out prior to starting Linzess. I've been drinking lots of water along with the medication.

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