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Can antibiotics cause constipation?

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Milk of Magnesia - is this a good laxative?

Posted 5 Apr 2011 by pettitchris 2 answers

if I have a large deposit of hard phecies will it soften it and allow for passage safely. I have taken other laxatives and they are not helping.

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

Posted 10 Aug 2017 by LivinDeadGirl91 4 answers

... 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 ...

Fecal Impaction - Please help!! I am a 21 year old female and I’ve been having very sharp pains?

Posted 4 days ago by HelpMeGo 1 answer

... for a couple of months now. Two weeks ago I had an impacted stool and tried everything. Laxatives, stool softener, magnesium citrate, miralax, eating greens, etc. I had a colonoscopy last Tuesday so I had to clear my self out. I little by little pulled it out and it took about a week. ...

Has anyone recently had issues with Linzess not woking properly?

Posted 1 day 22 hours ago by steveotr2 0 answers

My doc had me on 290s to start. Bad diarrhea to start and quite explosive. Now it just does not work. My primary care offers no insight. I can't go back to OTC laxatives as I slightly overused them. Maybe benefiber or miralax? Although MiraLax never worked well for me.

I have chronic constinpation. I started taking Trulance 3 days ago, is not working I can’t go?

Posted 16 days ago by Meryorbe 1 answer

I can’t go to the bathroom, with Trulance, usually I use to take high doses of laxative pills every day. My Dr prescribed Trulance is not working, can I take higher dose?

Constipation/Bloating will not go away?

Posted 19 Dec 2017 by Greenman41 3 answers

I’ve been bloated and severely constipated for the past 2 weeks+, and nothing I’ve tried can help. I went to the ER and the doctor prescribed me some powder laxative and it hasn’t helped. The only time I can have a complete bowl movement is when I take multiple laxatives. ...

How soon will Amitiza begin working? Should I expect to have a daily bowel movement?

Posted 26 Dec 2017 by fbstrader 0 answers

Should laxatives be taken while taking Amitiza? How much water should be drunk on a daily basis? Thanks!

How long after taking magnesium citrate will it be before you have a normal bowel movement?

Posted 19 Sep 2017 by joanie707 0 answers

I have been taking magnesium citrate advice of my Dr, but I need to know what to expect afterwards, e.g. how long should I wait before taking a laxative again. Once I use it I have diarrhea for a day then nothing. Thank you Also I cannot get a appointment with a GI doctor for 3 weeks, how often can ...

I was prescribed Trulance for my really bad CIC that I've had for 8 years. During this time I have?

Posted 14 Nov 2017 by Poopless24yearold 0 answers

Taken stimulant laxatives everyday. Did anyone else also take laxatives and cut them out due to taking Trulance and have success??

Constipation - Have not had BM in 7 days, tried laxatives, more Fiber, water, Benefiber, ate a large

Posted 5 Oct 2017 by Josephine5 1 answer

... salad last night, Citrucel, and a Fleet suppository this morning (My first one ever, so I was nervous). Waited an hour, and just a tiny bit of stool came out. Made appt to see my GP Tuesday. Not sure if they will do anything for me at ER, except write me a prescription for another laxative and ...

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 ...

How long did it take to work?

Posted 7 Apr 2011 by myferg 4 answers

I am 25 and as long as I can remember I have had problems with constipation. It has become progressively worse and I am just sick of all the laxatives and fiber. I've tried everything. I feel like this is my last chance. So I have been talk.g the 8 mgs 2xday. No BM yet it has been 3 days now. ...

What are the inactive ingredients in bupropion 200mg? If sorbitol, polysorbate or manitol...

Posted 25 Sep 2017 by mad as hell 0 answers

... are part of the inactive ingredients--- that may be the reason for diarrhea. Those 3 ingredients are laxatives. Why can't I find any list of inactive ingredients anywhere?

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