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A 27-year-old female asked:
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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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not recommended: Long term use of laxatives can disrupt your body's bowel function and is not recommended.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
66 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dietary regulation: is a better way, but some people have to take mild laxatives and stool softeners and fiber supplements. constipation can be a pretty awful problem to ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
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
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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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Senna: As a laxative & used occasionally, it seems safe. If abused or in excess, it can lead to liver & kidney problems.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: The most common are abdominal cramps, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
It is probably safe: Taking a laxative pill the same day after drinking a senna tea is safe. If you have chronic constipation then a daily fiber supplement or stool softe ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
May: Take several weeks to months depending on how long you were chronically taking them. It is worth the wait and the sooner you get off the laxatives the ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronnie Smith
46 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Yes.
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