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How fast does dulcolax work

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Ducolax -depends on: product. Dulcolax Laxative Suppositories can reportedly lead to bowel movement as quickly as 15 minutes. Dulcolax Laxative Tablets usually work over... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 40 years experience
Dehydration: One reason for constipation is not drinking enough water. If the stool is impacted then stimulants like dulcolax can cause cramping and not produce mu... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
53 years experience
MOM or miralax (polyethylene glycol): Milk of magnesia or MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) (glycolax). Puysh the dose until you go. Magnesium citrate and GoLytely work as well. But the bigger... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Yes: If no results and you still have an urge to have a bm, insert a fleets enema. If still no results and especially if you develop abdominal cramping or ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Yesj: shouldn't be a problem. Good luck.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
NOTHING: is WRONG Atkins can be deficient in "BULK" that is the "left over" forming the "bulk" of the stool allowing normal bowel movements. Suggestion obtain... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. CalviN Roseth
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Stool: My concern here is why take a strong laxative at night,then a anti-motility the next morning. This a setup for chronic issues. If it is a chronic prob... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Dulcolax addiction: This is a serious problem for you. I would start by having a confidential talk with your doctor for advice. Also check the internet for groups of peo... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 44 years experience
Go on liquids: Diet only and eliminate caffeine and alcohol both of which contribute to constipation. Take some milk of magnesia 1-2 tbsp every 12 hours until cleane... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 20 years experience
You should try: over the counter sorbitol or polyethylene glycol (PEG) - these are commonly used to cleanse the colon in preparation for the colonoscopy. They work w... Read More
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