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How often can I safely take Senna, & at what dosage. 2 tablets at bedtime did not work?

Posted 1 Jun 2010 1 answer

after 2 nights of 2 tablets, then 1 tab each night I got relief. Next day, right back to hard, lumpy stool & couldn't pass.

Laxative Tea and Birth Control Pills??

Posted 10 Feb 2015 1 answer

How does one take laxatives properly with birth control pills? Hi. I have this weight loss laxative tea containing senna and i took it 7pm 3 hours after i took my birth control pills. The website where i got the tea warned "Yes, the teatox can potentially reduce the effectiveness of birth ...

Anal fissure from 4 weeks. Currently taking Senna8.6mg and Miralax. Still have hard BM initially?

Posted 14 Apr 2012 3 answers

I am currently suffering from Anal fissure due to constipation since 3 weeks. My pain has gone down considerably with fissure, however I have itching sensation. I am taking Miralax and Senna 8.6mg at night.In spite of taking all these, morning BM is hard initially and then its loose. I still see ...

Nothing seems to work consistently or has unacceptable side effects especially MIRALAX?

Posted 6 Sep 2009 1 answer

Is this a reasonable and effective substitution for Miralax, senna and pericolace?

Is Coloxyl with Senna ok to use if one has diverticulitis?

Posted 7 Sep 2009 1 answer

Mild diverticulitis. Some constipation, and using coloxyl with senna, but a friend told me that I shouldnt use it.

Is senna safe for a badly constipated yet otherwise healthy and well nourished 29 yr old woman 12?

Posted 21 Mar 2013 3 answers

... weeks pregnant with her 2nd baby?

I had 2 Senna Tablets and its been nearly 24 hours I haven't been to the toilet?

Posted 6 Apr 2013 3 answers

Ate it a night went to sleep woke up had breakfast,lunch and now dinner. Still haven't been to the toilet.

Fleet Enema - I am 20 yo and I became a quadriplegic 12mths ago and I keep getting impacted bowels I

Posted 1 Feb 2011 1 answer

... have 2 movicols and 2 coloxil and senna at night and I have 2 microlax enemas and abdominal massage and digital stimulation as part of my bowel care and I still dont get a huge result.I feel full and uncomfortable all day I have oral fleet maybe once a week with a good result.Can you suggest ...

Senna-Lax - I've been taking a cup of tea with sienna in it at night thinking it was a cleansing. I?

Posted 3 Nov 2011 1 answer

... have just read the side effects. Other then loose bowel movement I realize this can be addictive. I have not noticed any other side effects, so if I stop drinking just this one cup at nite, will I be ok?

Annal Fissure?

Posted 13 Jul 2013 1 answer

I have annal fissure for a year now. Tried Botox,using nitroglycerin, eating plenty of vegitable fruits and taking miralax and senna. Every two months same fissure acts up pain bleeding then heal and comes back with just a little (dry or hard stool) even after I watch what I eat. Want to do LIS ...

How soon after starting senna, does it wor?

Posted 9 Apr 2015 1 answer

Constipated 5 days, while using docqlace 100mg. 2x/day.

Underactive Thyroid - Can u take Herron senna soft laxatives with thyroxine 50 micrograms? ???

Posted 12 Aug 2015 2 answers

Hi started eutroxsig today thyroxine 50 micrograms but wondering can i take Herron senna soft laxatives with it coz i suffer bad constipation since having kids??

I have been taking trazodone 50mg for 3 days but I am struggling with constipation?

Posted 7 Mar 2017 1 answer

I am taking senna but I am still struggling. Anyone experienced this? Any advice

What about oral contraceptive drugs, when I take it together with laxative drugs?

Posted 2 Sep 2009 1 answer

I am taking OC pill now and I have a lazy bowel symdrome so I take traditional senna leaf drugs as luxative. May I get pregnancy unfortunately? If that may be, how should I do?

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

Posted 8 Mar 2010 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 ...

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