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Dulcolax Before Colonoscopy
I'm having a colonoscopy & my dr. Wants me too take 12 dulcolax, MG citrate & 2 medizine . I only wt 105. Is that to much? I'm nervous about it.
No not too much: It is part of a colonoscopy prep but make sure that they want you to have either or dulcolax and mg citrate they usually order either or not both and you suppose to flush it by Gatorade or special fluid like Golytely (polyethylene glycol) or ware and juices simply Call your doctor to confirm the instruction ...Read more
I am getting a colonoscopy done. can I take the dulcolax and miralax (polyethylene glycol) at the same time?
My Hubby is scheduled for a colonoscopy. The day before his appt the inst. say to take 3 Dulcolax pills. We have Colace on hand. Can 3 Colace be used ?
No: Colace is merely a stool softener. A strong laxative is needed to clean out the colon as an inadequate preparation makes for an indeterminate colon visualization. Instruct your husband to carefully follow the instructions given to him. Avoiding roughage in the diet for several days precolonoscopy helps also. ...Read more
I drank 1 ltr barium liq tody for CT Scan & aftr 48 hrs have to tke dulcolax tab+ nulytely to be rdy for colonoscopy that is after 72 hrs.is it safe?
Colonoscopy prep with Dulcolax and magnesium citrite and still no bowel movement...Is this normal? Took Dulcolax tab this am and drank citrite at 4 pm...1.5 hours ago..Still nothing...?
Trust : Trust me, things will move. Sometimes it can take a few hours. Keep your laptop in the bathroom. ...Read more
I'm having a colonoscopy and i want to be awake for the whole procedure. Is that possible? Also they are having me take 12 ducolax pills.is that safe
Many options: There are many preps available. Options will vary with the endoscopist. It is best to discuss this with your doctor as he is the one who will advise you on the prep. A common option is a golytlely or CoLyte (polyethylene glycol) prep which involves consuming 4 liters of a peg solution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scheduled for colonoscopy but afraid magnesium citrate won't clear my colon. Docqulace and bisacodyl failed to evacuate colon. Will the citrate work?
AlwaysAGuess; agent,: dose & response relationships with all the usual complex individual variables. A full bottle of citrate of magnesia will likely be far more effective than the other agents, especially if one stays physically active, fasts, take 2 days prior & chase with another bottle 1 day prior. Just keep up clear liquids. Awareness of heart beats both a focus & a self-distraction (from other greater) issues. ...Read more
Gas / rumbling 2 1/2 days after Ducolax. Ate 2 full meals yesterday after taking Ducloax Sunday night. Colonoscopy 7/16, regular CT 10/16. Norm?
Dulcolax: This increase in intestinal peristalsis may be a somewhat delayed laxative effect of the dulcolax. Your normal colonoscopy in July is reassuring. If you're experiencing frequent and severe upper or midabdominal cramping, abdominal distension,severe constipation or vomiting possibilities include obstructive problems higher up from the colon. Your gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate you ...Read more
Had colonoscopy at 10:30 ate some food, now having diarrhea again.Totally loose like i had with prep. Prep was ducolax and miralax (polyethylene glycol). Is this normal?
I want to do a colon cleanse. My father had a colonoscopy, is it safe to follow his doctor's advice: 10mg of ducolax and 238g of Miralax (polyethylene glycol) w/ 64 oz. ?
While: It could be safe, only a doctor can prescribe such treatment with knowledge of your medical history ...Read more
Camera on a snake: A video camera on the end of a flexible stalk, not unlike a snake, is inserted through the rectum while you are asleep. You don't feel a thing, you won't remember it, and the only bed part is the prep. ...Read more
No: A colonoscopy is using a camera inserted into the rectum (under some level of sedation) through your colon to the cecum (area of the appendix) which allows us to look for cancer as well as to biopsy areas of abnormality. A UGI is an x-ray procedure where we use x-rays to take a picture of your esophagus and stomach with dye in it which allows us to look for leaks, blockages and other issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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