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

Posted 22 Jun 2016 by ElleLynne 1 answer

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 4 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??

How much time does the Movantik take to work/?

Posted 4 Aug 2016 by suez1 1 answer

I take amitza 24 mcg twice a day. It will work but I need to supplement with a laxative?

Posted 16 Jun 2016 by Misha6 0 answers

Amitiza will sit in my bowel and I have to strain to get it moving. Lots of gas first. Right now I take two pink ducolax to move stool out without straining every third or fourth day but I can end up with loose stools and diarrhea. I do eat fruit and vegetables and walk alot. Maybe I should be ...

Movantik - Have you been sick , or have any bad reaction?

Posted 4 Jun 2016 by Jameskelly 1 answer

I remember hearing about a few drugs like this one all meant for the same thing but one or two were really bad and hurt people . I wanted to hear any and all yr remarks on how movantik makes you feel. Taken it for only one day but I am still feeling movement and I had a full tank for a long time. ...

Movantik - What types of laxatives or suppositories are you supplementing with?

Posted 16 Nov 2015 by leslied1 0 answers

I'm taking Movantik but bowels still not moving very well. BM are too large and still not soft. Would love to know what you've had luck supplementing with? i.e. miralax, biscodyl suppositories, sennakot, ect. My MD and the pharmacist don't have much information, stating you can add a ...

I am taking co-codamol and am constipated and feeling nausea. Could it be the solifenacin?

Posted 13 Nov 2015 by Raymond40 1 answer

I am taking the co-codamol to ease the pain of Siatica.

Methylnaltrexone - Should this be taken if I have a spinal injury plus opioid constipation?

Posted 24 Sep 2015 by bluegrassadventure 0 answers

30% spinal cord tear, t-7,8,9. Paraplegia, mostly wheel chair bound, work out twice a week at gym plus 1/2 hour a week of maintenance physical therapy.

Movantik - I have had many gastric surgeries and during that period had 2 hernias in the intestines?

Posted 24 May 2015 by grammyjo50 1 answer

because of these hernias I had to have surgery. I also had medication (dolobid) to cause my vertical banded gastroplasty rip out and had emergency surgery for that. I threw up fecal matter for 8 days and after surgery that was interrupted with heart problems, I am left with severe adhesions of what ...

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 ...

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 ...

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?

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 ...

Bentyl help or hurt IBS-C?

Posted 10 Feb 2010 by brendaelk 1 answer

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?

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