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Docusate Sodium Allergy Medication
Which medication is safe during breastfeeding for constipation. I take colace (docusate sodium) and it's not effective doesn't work?
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Medication: I take 2 Colace (generic Docusate sodium) daily per doctor for chronic constipation. Can this discolor urine because of red dye?
How long should it take for hemorrhoids to clear up if I'm taking colace (docusate sodium) every day?
Not just hemorrhoids: Are you sure you have just hemorrhoids? Bleeding from the rectum that recurs may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), get evaluated. ...Read more
No: It lowers the surface tension of water allowing water to stick to other things, so it softens stools by increasing the amount of water in the stool. It is also used in soaps and shampoos to allow the soap and water to breakdown the oils on the skin and hair. It is also used in pesticides to allow the pesticide to stick to plants and bugs. ...Read more
Solace: If you need it yes. If not no. Liquid works better in some. Let's chat to get a better answer for YOU! ...Read more
I do not know: But you can always dissove it in water also. ...Read more
Over-kill: I wouldn't do that.Get a more detailed answer ›
Constipation: Yes there are liquid forms of both. Check with your local pharmacist. The more important question is why a child would need to take such a laxative or stool softener? These are safe to use in children but the underlying cause of chronic constipation in a child requires evaluation by a doctor. The most common cause is lack of fluids and fiber deficient diet. Discuss with a pediatrician. ...Read more
Can I take a spoon full of mom if I had my appendix removed last Saturday I haven't went to restroom I am taking colace (docusate sodium) but its not helping yet?
I asked my Dr. about taking colace (docusate sodium) daily and he said the only problem is it stains the colon. Is this a big deal? I give it to my 16 yr. old daily.
Why??: Is she constipated? That is the reason to take it. It helps loosen your stool. If she is constipated the first thing to think about is her diet. The foods that cause constipation are: rice, oatmeal, barley, milk, bananas. First thing is to eliminate those from diet for a week or two. See what happens to her stool and proceed from there. ...Read more
I have hard stool, is polythene glycol 3350 a good substitute for colace (docusate sodium) if you don't have it?
Constipation: Yes th e compound sited can be very effective, no major side effects adequate water must be consumed. 17 gram in 8 ounces of fluid. ...Read more
Probably okay, but..: Before you contemplate long term laxative dependency, seek medical evaluation--rule out metabolic causes of constipation (e.g. Low thyroid or adrenal conditions), distinguish slow versus normal transit constipation, consider a primary rectal dysfunction that may be treatable with biofeedback, check for structural pathology or extrinsic impingement, or intermittent ileus (e.g. Pseudo-obstruction). ...Read more
Not the best.: Instead of using Colace (docusate sodium) a long term, a better approach would be to increase the amount of fiber in your diet and consider a fiber supplement, such as Metamucil, daily. When you do that, you should ramp up the fiber slowly, to avoid getting gassy, and you should increase the amount of fluid intake in addition. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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