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can senna be used to prep for a colonoscopy instead of dulcolax
A member asked:
41 years experience Podiatry
Trust : Trust me, things will move. Sometimes it can take a few hours. Keep your laptop in the bathroom.
A 58-year-old female asked:
48 years experience Pathology
There may be better: Choices. See this site for suggestions for preparing for colonoscopy.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: If you find that 2 senna-s are too much, try going down to one tablet. Senna-s contains 2 ingredients, one is stool softener, docusate sodium, and th ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Colonoscopy: it is normal to have irregular bowel movements for several weeks after a colonoscopy. There is no need to take laxatives in this setting. Your best be ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
25 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: Senokot (senna) can be taken every day to treat constipation in a safe way. aside from being irritating, Fleet's enemas should be avoided. increase ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Abdominal discomfort: well there are a lot of reasons for constipation. could be bowel obstruction, decreased motility or maybe due to his age and other factors a mass in t ... Read More
A female asked:
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Take the prep as ordered by the gastroenterologist. Do not substitute.
A 51-year-old member asked:
18 years experience Pain Management
Both are stimulants: Not much difference. They both stimulate the bowels to keep thing moving. I use senokot (senna) orally and ducolax as a suppository in my patients. ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No: These are safe medicines to take regardless of what else/other medication is in the system.
A 20-year-old female asked:
32 years experience Pediatrics
Instruction will say: The ordering doctor or the performing facility's staff will give instructions that say what the time frame is for pooping out clear watery liquid afte ... Read More
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