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Doctor insights on: Bisacodyl Dosing

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Dr. Michael Finkelstein
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Bisacodyl (Definition)

Bisacodyl is an anti-prostate cancer agent which is a ...Read more


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What is the difference between bisacodyl and sennosides?

What is the difference between bisacodyl and sennosides?

Similar effect: Biscodyl is fairly safe chemical available in tablet, suppository & enema form.Acts directly on colonic nerves to stumulate contractions which lead to mechanical expulsion of stool. Also have effect of increasing fluid & sodium secretion in bowel. Sennosides r derived from senna leaves, available in tablet or liquid form, is converted into bowel contraction stimulant form by colonic bacteria. ...Read more

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Is bisacodyl stronger than docusate?

Is bisacodyl stronger than docusate?

Different: These are different drugs with different mechanism of actions. It is like comparing an apple to an orange. Biscodyl is a stimulant laxative directly working on the smooth muscles of the intestines. Docusate is simply a stool softener working by allowing increased absorption of fat and water. ...Read more

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What is the difference of bisacodyl and sennosides for bms?

Both are laxatives: Biscodyl is chemical strong laxative. Sennosidees are vegetable laxative, are quite safe and can be taken regularly. ...Read more

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Can I use bisacodyl suppository daily?

Possibly: This can be used as a daily regimen for constipation. Check with your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dulcolax (Definition)

Dulcolax is a laxative which is a ...Read more