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Can I Use Two Fleets Enemas Within A Couple Of Hours
Fleets enemas: Yes, unless you have heart disease or kidney disease, but if one fleets enema does not provide results, tehn a fleets mineral oil enema and a bottle of magnesium citrate will most likely give you better results. If the problem persists, then see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Instuctions to follo: The bowel prep medicine(drinking solution) comes with Instructions which you should read carefully and try to follow.. You can start he medication like you have planned. It doe snot have to be timed perfectly, yet it takes 6-8 hours to clean up the bowel. Good luck. ...Read more
How long after taking half a dose of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) can one attempt to eat food? I ask because I ended up taking the equivalent of a full dose yesterday evening and ended up having diarrhea 4 times over the next twelve or so hours.
Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide): Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) is an osmotic laxative and is used as an antacid Individual differ in how they react. It appears you are sensitive and if constipated may only need a teaspoon or less. If not constipated do no use it , use ranitidine or pepecid for acid .Usually you can eat along with it. Eating also induces a gastrocolic reflex with defecation. MOM can also lower potassium f/u/ w/ doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I breastfeed after taking glycerin suppositories? Also, I took 2 glycerin suppositories within 15 minutes of each other. Is that okay? I got the h
Definitely OK!: Glycerin suppositories should only contain glycerin, and should only be used by insertion in the anus. Glycerin is just a gentle lubricant, it isn't absorbed into your bloodstream and you can use them as often as needed without risk of harming yourself or affecting your breast milk. Remember to keep drinking plenty of fluids and eating a healthy diet with lots of vegetables, & legumes (peas,beans) ...Read more
Is it okay to use magnesium sulfate or laxative a few hours before drinking contrast for CT of abdo & pelvis. Softeners & enema last night didn't work?
Usually 2 to 3 days: Docusate (per pdr) helps moisten & soften hard, dry stools. It is not true laxative, but facilitates natural defecation, usually within 12 to 72 hours. This works best for occasional constipation, & assumes normal GI anatomy without inflammation, stenosis, extrinsic or instrinsic obstruction. Change in bowels is considered a "red flag", like weight loss or blood in stool, that if persists see doc. ...Read more
Rocephin by iv everyday for 21 days. Can a few air bubbles in my line for this amount of days harm me? I noticed some every time. An inch or so.
No problem, no worry: A small amount of air in an IV line isn't a problem. It would take a hundred times that amount of air to cause a problem. Don't worry about it. Best wishes for success in treating your infection. ...Read more
Had impacted stool. Used two glycerin suppositories and nothing happened. used one full fleet saline enema. Relief. Stuff still there. Can I use again?
I am using miralax (polyethylene glycol) to pass a blockage by taking one cap every hour for 5 hours. Will this interfere with my birthcontrol pills effectiveness?
Are there risks in taking fleet mineral oil enemas? i took one few hrs ago but tried going only a few mins later. Only liquid came out. can I again?
No risk: While a second oil retention enema shouldn't be harmful, You could take a regular fleets enema or insert a dulcolax rectal suppository next. If this is unsuccessful and you still have a strong urge to have a BM, a gentle soap suds enema or manual disimpaction May be needed. Consult your physician if you are in distress with severe abdominal cramps. ...Read more
After no BMs in 7 days, is it safe to use ClearLax in the same day as a glycerine suppository? The suppository didn't work.
I took 3 normal hits off a bowl of weed about 2-3 weeks ago. And the time I smoked before that was about 3-5 months ago. I have a drug test within 24 hours. I've drank a big bottle of cranberry juice, coffee, and water. I've also taken a couple B12 vitami
Test probably neg: My understanding is that THC has a long elimination half-life relative to other recreational drugs, & may be detectable in urine drug tests from 3-10 days after use. After 4 days most will be below the limit. Heavy users can produce positive results for several months. I doubt any of the things you've tried will help; if you drink too much water, the sample may be too dilute for testing. ...Read more
If you take a couple of stool softer tablets every day can they be habit forming over a long period of time?
Not in general: It is very important to prevent constipation. Stool softeners are not habit forming; If you keep needing to take the this mean that your body needs them to have regular stools. Other helpful suggestions to prevent constipation: drink plenty of water, lots of fibers in the diet and exercise ...Read more
Can i use lignocaine 2% gel normally used for catheterization rectally to numb the area ive been impacted for over a week and little releif from laxat?
Exam time!: As all laxatives recommend on their label, if it is not effective - have an exam. It could be an early sign of a serious condition and it's much better to catch these things ASAP. Numbing the area will do nothing to correct either the impact/obstruction issue or any bigger problem. Don't wait. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've taken three doses of Pepto in the past couple hours for nausea relief and it hasn't done much, if anything. Can I safely take a zofran(4mg) ?
Yes.: Suppositories usually work pretty quickly. However sometimes they need to be repeated the following day. Before you use such measures you should definitely check with your doctor to make sure this is what you should be doing. ...Read more
I take Ritalin (methylphenidate) everyday and I also injected amphetamine sulphate 4 days ago several times during a binge, will any of these show up on a urine test.
I took one Dulcolax "gentle", "for women" tab last night at 10:30. When will it be out of my system?
8-16; 40 hours : It should be out of your system in 40 hours, however it is ineffective after 8-16 hours. ...Read more
Can I take nasocort and Claritin (loratadine) at the same time, or should I wait a couple of hours in between?
Yes.: You can both take at the same time. ...Read more
Are Colace (docusate sodium) Clear stool softeners safe to use daily? I've been taking 1 a day for a few days now
Yes, but...: it is perfectly OK to use Colace (docusate sodium) on a daily basis, but for no longer than a week. If you continue to have constipation beyond that time, then Colace (docusate sodium) is not the proper medication to be using. You should consult with your doctor about a plan for the long-term. In the meantime, adding in extra fiber to your diet and perhaps taking a fiber supplement such as Metamucil maybe useful. Good luck. ...Read more
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