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how long does it take for biscodyl tablets to work

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Take the prep as ordered by the gastroenterologist. Do not substitute.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Kim
36 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Can be used on a regular basis if under the direction of a physician. Check with your physician for the management of your constipation.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Suprep, movie prep, golyte.
Dr. Donald Kim
36 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Many options: There are many preps available. Options will vary with the endoscopist. It is best to discuss this with your doctor as he is the one who will advise y ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: This is typically fine as part of a bowel preparation for colonoscopy.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Treats: constipation.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Kim
36 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Hours: May take 6-12 hours before you see results from the medication.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Kim
36 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Would depend on the clinical situation, but would be best to check with your doctor.
A male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Constipation: It will not do you any harm. Good Luck
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Some doctors use a small bottle of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) with 2 32 oz bottles of gatorade, this can be further assisted with a liquid diet for ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, but: what are you treating? Bisacodyl is a laxative. Bentyl (dicyclomine) is an antispasmodic. To some extent the laxative would cause cramps to cause a ... Read More

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