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Does exlax or senna "flush" your system before it can turn into fat if taken right after eating?

Does exlax or senna "flush" your system before it can turn into fat if taken right after eating?

No: It's not what you eat, but how much, that matters cutting calories, not necessarily fat or carbs, is the key to long-term weight loss, a new study found. http://rdd.me/p445qzqo. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Senokot (Definition)

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Bowels been backed up two wks.I've tried exlax,senokot, reg.enemas,coffee enemas,soap enemas.and still nothi ng .so mirable.what do I do??

Bowels been backed up two wks.I've tried exlax,senokot, reg.enemas,coffee enemas,soap enemas.and still nothi ng .so mirable.what do I do??

Bowel backed up: This is abnormal and you may have a partial obstruction or a problem with your colon. You need to call your doctor for advice and get a check up asap to see what the cause of the problem is. If you can not see a doctor or iF you suddenly get a lot worse go to ER. ...Read more

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Are Ex-Lax and dulco lax the same?

Are Ex-Lax and dulco lax the same?

Both are laxatives: Dulcolax (bisacodyl) & Ex Lax (Sennoside / Senna) are both laxatives. Similar effect but two different medications. ...Read more

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I am suffering from Ex-Lax overdose, is there a treatmnet?

I am suffering from Ex-Lax overdose, is there a treatmnet?

Over Dose: Please call 1-800-222-1222 anywhere in the United States ; it will connect you to your local poison control center. It is a free service ; is available 24/7. For those who do not speak english – ask for a translator ; a three way call with a translator will follow. ...Read more

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Is it possible to overdose on ex-lax?

Is it possible to overdose on ex-lax?

Ex-lax overdose: Some of the most common potential side effects with Dulcolax are diarrhea, abdominal cramps/pain, indigestion, ^ gas, weakness, feeling dizzy, ^ thirst and nausea. The sxs could increase considerably if you take an over-dose. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take one regular strength Ex-Lax pill 1 every 10 days?

Is it safe to take one regular strength Ex-Lax pill 1 every 10 days?

Sounds ok: Taking an ex lax once every 10 days is just 3 times a month, which sounds ok to do. The concern would be regarding the cause of the constipation. One's primary care doctor can look for the cause, and if nothing serious is found, then occasional laxative use is fine to do. A GI specialist (the one who does colonoscopies) can also be helpful in evaluating chronic constipation symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Ex Lax (Definition)

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Senna (Definition)

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