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Fleet Enema - What is the difference between constipation and fecal impaction?

First time fleet enema, did I do it right? Was very constipated...

So I just took a fleet enema for the first time because I was very constipated. I held it in and it almost immediately caused me to have bowel movement. I figured that because of this I let go of the enema too soon so I injected a few more times but after nothing really came out except for the... read more

Fleet Enema - I have been constipated for 2wks now... I took stool softener for 4days but when I?

... still hadn't gone I took a stimulant laxative that was expired, it gave me cramping but didn't work at all, so I took 2 doses of miralax in 24hrs but woke up this morning and was so uncomfortable with abdominal bloating, fullness and just so uncomfortable that I decided to try an... read more

What if an enema doesn't work?

I've tried 2 enemas and they don't work, whT should I do?

Fleet enema used as prescribed and still no results?

I feel I've been constipated for two weeks I finally used an enema today and after five minutes nothing happened I still have not had a bowel movement I did follow the directions And I used three quarters of the bottle and yet still nothing what the heck so now what do I need to go to the... read more

Is a Fleet enema safe to use if it's expired but still sealed and new?

Fleet Ready to Use saline laxative 4.5 oz latex free Single dose Active ingredient: monobadic sodium Phosphate 19g Dibasic sodium Phosphate 7g Expired a few years ago Is it still safe to use?

Can you use microlax twice in a day?

What is the importance of turning toward left side during taking enema?

is there any problem if someone turn toward right during taking enema?

What should I do if this dose of magnesium citrate doesn't work?

The last time, I was constipated for 2 weeks and was admitted to a local hospital. They gave me a bottle of magnesium citrate followed be a fleets enema. It worked almost immediately after the enema. This time no enema. How long should it take to work. It's already been 90 minutes. It's... read more

Fleet Enema - I think I need to insert a 2nd one?

held first enema for 6 minutes. Have evacuated 80% watery liquid and 20% diarrhea 3 times in the last 20 minutes. I do NOT feel the relief I am wanting. Is it safe to take a 2nd one this evening? If so, what are the instructions?

Are my unusual bowel movements normal after the use of a fleet enema?

Hi. Male age 35 . I take stool softener every day due to my constipation caused by pain meds. I missed my softener dose 5 days in a row, causing me to get blocked up bad. This led to a bad case of thrombosed external hemorrhoids. Was prescribed the fleet saline enema. Used as directed I was able to... read more

Constipation keeps coming back?

Since about May of this year, I have had pretty much constant constipation, in the fact that I have had 8 goLytely colon clean outs, many enema's, and one colonoscopy in late July. I am currently taking miralax everyday 2-3 times a day prescribed by my GI, as well as a constipated med called... read more

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