A 45-year-old member asked:
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i have yet to have a bowel movement after taking almost the entire bowel prep kit. does this mean it didn't work?

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Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
21 years experience General Surgery
No : It just means you have somewhat of a slow bowel and may need additional serving to push it through unless your bowel is block then nothing will come through.
Answered on Apr 1, 2014
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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
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Can take 4-5 hrs: Every person is different. It can take up to 4-5 hrs of prep to stimulate your BM. Make sure you are drinking lots of water along with your prep!
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suveena Bisetty
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Fluid: Please ensure that you drink at least 3-4litres of fluid with the coloprep and a second sachet can be repeated 6-8hours after the first dose
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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Anytime: But, the gut needs to refill and peristalsis work to move contents along. This can take a week . If bowel sounds and rumbling and gas- flatus, th ... Read More
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