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Docusate sodium stool softener - can you explain the instructions more clearly?

Posted 14 Jul 2012 by empow 3 answers

Instructions for docusate sodium stool softener say to not take it for more than 1 week unless directed by a doctor. Does that mean not to take it on 7 consecutive days or is it safe to occasionally take it once or twice per week over a longer period of time? Normally I seldom need it as long as I ...

How long does Docusate medicine take to take affect?

Posted 20 Oct 2009 by dawnsmith 1 answer

I recently had laproscopic surgery on a hernia and I am currently taking docusate and i have had a bowel movement but my belly seems to be still hard

Can I take Docusate instead of Dulcolax - having a colonoscopy?

Posted 8 Dec 2010 by griswald 1 answer

I am having a colonoscopy on Thursday and they told me to get Dulcolax 5 mg. and take 4 of them along with my prep. Can I use the Docusate in place of this rather than buy more? What is equal doses if I can? Thanks, Janice

I had broke my back and I am currently on pain medication. My docter had told me to get a stool?

Posted 20 Apr 2011 by dirt24 4 answers

... sofenter, will docusate get the job done with no pain?

Interaction - Citalopram, Lorazepam, Metaxalone, Simvastatin, Tramadol, Zolpidem, and Medrol?

Posted 24 Jul 2010 by GinaBina123 1 answer

... Dosepak, - Safe combination for a 75 year old woman? Prior medication she was taking was Citalopram, Dexamethasone, Diphenhydramine, Docusate, Lorazepam, Metaxalone, Simvastatin, Tramadol, Combivent, and Mapap. Can any of the drugs cause legs to give out, muscle damage, or ligament damage? She ...

Docusate/Senna - I have CHF and was prescribed Docusate 250mg twice daily. After 4 months I began?

Posted 8 Mar 2010 by Old Mexican 1 answer

... getting tightness in my chest and felt congested. I ask my doctor about my symptoms and she said it was because I had eaten a cucumber with salt on it. I returned home and stopped using Docusate and within 4 days those symptoms went away and I can breathe easier with no congestion or chest ...

A friend of mine just had his appendix removed. He still has not had a bowel movement. Is it safe?

Posted 21 Aug 2014 by mariemills 1 answer

His appendix was removed 2 1/2 days ago, but has not had a bowel movement for 5 days. i read that it's not safe in cases of appendicitis, but since that was removed, is it ok now to take docusate?

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