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What can I do too quit being constipated while I am taking phentermine?

Posted 27 Mar 2011 by ladyd60 2 answers

Dont go very often and when I do it is hard too get my bowels out

Magnesium Citrate - Really need help! Question regarding severe constipation?

Posted 22 Jun 2016 by ElleLynne 2 answers

I had colon surgery 4 years ago. My colon literally ripped in two from severe constipation & diverticulitis. I take Relistor injections (which is a opioid blocker). Miralax, senna, mineral oil used on occasion. I feel like I just need to get cleaned out. Will Magnesium Citrate pills do that? ...

Problems with Fecal Impaction?

Posted 25 Jul 2016 by Kingbuba 5 answers

I was given some amitiza samples to try for opioid induced constipation. In four days I was impacted. It is terrible. I have gone back to miralax and stool softeners every day. It works, but at 3-6 days I have a huge cramping BM. Anyone else with OIC have anything that REALLY helps??

Can I take a laxative at night then Movantik in the morning?

Posted 18 Sep 2017 by Tfootes 1 answer

I once took Movantik back in April, for one month, my first ever dose and had a BM, then took one a day unless I got diarrhea then I'd skip a day, but little to no side effects, so insurance sends me a letter saying no more Movantik it's not on the formulary list, so I had to switch to ...

Please help asap!What/How Should I discontinue? Amitiza causing the flu everyday?

Posted 18 Dec 2013 by tartan777 2 answers

How and/or where can any one relate? I was prescribed Amitiza 24mcg twice daily for Chronic Constipation. It does produce both soft and runny stools every day, which was not happening before the medicine without use of Senocot or Colace or MOM, gallon of water a day, daily exercise, healthy eating ...

Should you use Relistor if you have gastroparesis?

Posted 8 Dec 2011 by Marc_Gordon 3 answers

I have a lot of scar tissue in my abdomin from past surgeries. I've been on Kadian, MS-Contin before that, and MSIR for my pancreatic pain. Is there any reason I should not use Relistor?

Relistor - Has everyone always gotten an immediate reaction (within 24hrs), or none at all?

Posted 26 Apr 2014 by m2elissa 3 answers

When I read about Relistor I finally felt hope in my long struggle with constipation. For years my life has revolved around NOT being able to have a bowel movement due to my pain medication. I have taken 2 12mg doses in the last 2 days with No result. All my hope is fading. Has anyone had to give ...

Constipation -- Drug Induced - I was to the ER because I did not have a BM for a week, and this?

Posted 6 Nov 2009 by dcab_2009 2 answers

... particular day, I was unable to rid the stool because it was too hard and large. The ER doctor helped me get it out and sent me home with a prescribed laxative. I am still not having a stool, just loose and small amounts. What happens to the old stuff?

Bentyl help or hurt IBS-C?

Posted 10 Feb 2010 by brendaelk 2 answers

I have a sluggish colon or IBS-C and I was wondering if Bentyl (dicylomine) would constipate me even more, or if it would help relax me to go easier?

I have been Relistor for about 9 months now?

Posted 3 Apr 2012 by nan1 3 answers

Does anyone know how long it will work? I don't seem to have as good of a result as when I started 1st using it. Also, what clinical trials have been run for periods longer than 6 months? My GI said that the longest study was for 6 months, but when I saw him at 6 months, he told me to continue ...

What is the next step when Relistor Stops working?

Posted 24 Jul 2012 by nan1 1 answer

I have Opiate Bowel Syndrome and I've been on Relistor for quite a while. It has been less and less effective. What is the next step for OBS?

Amitiza - I have chronic constipation and take oxycodone for neck and back problems. Today took 24?

Posted 24 Jun 2015 by Misha6 1 answer

... mcg in the morning. Will take second 24 mcg tonight. How long does it take to work?

Constipation -- Drug Induced - I had an iliosomy, and have narcotic bowel-(I'm also a peripalegic?

Posted 3 Oct 2009 by lisbethcohan 2 answers

... with severe pain, some due to induced drug constipation-can you suggest a laxative that isn't cramp inducing?

Amitiza - What is the length of time the chest pain/dyspnea lasts?

Posted 8 Jul 2013 by BlackHillsHigh 1 answer

I have cardiac issues of palpitations and irregular heartbeat with pauses. Will Amitiza increase this? How long does the chest discomfort and shortness of breath last after dosing? An hour? Several hours? Off and on throughout the day/night? Also, how severe are the headaches and how long do those ...

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