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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Senna: Senna can be taken safely for 7-10 days. Consult your doctor if you need to use longer.
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Colon fiber: Used to bulk up stool and relive constipation
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
What are you asking?: The short answer is "yes", but really what are you asking? What is your intended indication for the product--improved stooling, weight reduction, redu ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Chronic laxative use: "irritant" purgatives cause: melanosis coli (reversible pigmenting of colon lining) which is often seen with chronic senna use, cathartic colon ("flop ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
There may be better: Choices. See this site for suggestions for preparing for colonoscopy. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/colonoscopy/my00621/dsection=how-you-prepare.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
23 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Senna and Magnesium: Yes you can take senna and magnesium as a laxative together as a laxative but i would worn you about possible diarrhea as a side effect. I generally r ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Diarrhea: You'd probably get diarrhea and cramps.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Constipation: Constipation is a common problem during pregnancy. Senna tea is a common treatment and should be safe during pregnancy, though there are no studies c ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Fluids, patients: Drink plenty of fluids and take care not to overdose any medications.
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