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How can I overcome chronic constipation?

How can I overcome chronic constipation?

Commonest cause: Is lousy diet, particularly all the sweet "junk". In the meantime try some mineral oil, over the counter. ...Read more

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What are some ways that I can overcome my constipation?

What are some ways that I can overcome my constipation?

Depends: This may be a minor issue easily resolved, with change in diet containing more roughage and use of a stool softener. Hard to know what you mean by constipation, but if you are having abdominal pain or fever, see a doctor asap. This may also signal hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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Constipation , how to overcome it? Furthermore, I only pass motion for once in three days.

Constipation , how to overcome it? Furthermore, I only pass motion for once in three days.

Define problem pls: How do you define "constipation? " A medical definition is bowel infrequency (less than one bowel movement every 3-4 days). You're bowel frequency is thus in the normal range, but evaluation is clearly recommended if your abdomen is distended, if there is bleeding, weight loss, pain. Important consideration--is your "constipation" acute or chronic? ...Read more

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How to overcome constipation for infants only 8 months old? He is only 8 kg is he in his right weight? He only takes 4 ounce milk.

How to overcome constipation for infants only 8 months old? He is only 8 kg is he in his right weight? He only takes 4 ounce milk.

Milk?: Infants need breast milk or formula till 12 months. Cow's milk & milk products should be limited to 16-21 ounces/day after a year to avoid anemia & constipation. If he has hard, pebbly stools or strains to have bm's, see your pediatrician, who can also tell you if his weight/length ratio is average. ...Read more

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I'm having imidol antidepressant which causes constipation and since 2 days I didn't take proper dump. How can I overcome this problem?

I'm having imidol antidepressant which causes constipation and since 2 days I didn't take proper dump. How can I overcome this problem?

Water Fruits Veggies: Increase your water intake to 8 to 10 12 ounce glasses a day for starters. Be sure to eat 8 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables also. Think salads with green leafy vegetables. ...Read more

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I take imipramine antidepressant every night at 2 am which causes constipation. So at what time should I take ispaghola husk to overcome constipation?

I take imipramine antidepressant every night at 2 am which causes constipation. So at what time should I take ispaghola husk to overcome constipation?

First examine diet: Theree are many foods that commonly cause constipation which is having too little water in the stool. The most common are rice (all of the grains like barley, oats, etc.) milk, bananas. If they are part of your diet eliminate them for 3-4 days and your problem will probably go away. Yes, the medicine can cause the problem but diet is much more likely. ...Read more

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What do I do to get over the constipation that risperdal gives me?

What do I do to get over the constipation that risperdal gives me?

ANSWER: First keep taking risperidal (risperidone) at the dose your dr ordered. Then try a stool softener. If the dr says so, try a laxative - but laxatives are trouble when taken all the time. Drink lots of water.
Talk with your dr about this.
It's not a trivial problem and your dr should know and help. ...Read more

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How can I get over the constipation that I suffer do to taking risperdal?

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How can I get over the constipation that I suffer do to taking risperdal?

Risperdal: Also, it u r taking medication to combat side effects of risperdal, such as cogentin, (benztropine) it could be a factor. ...Read more

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Extreme nausea and constipation from cranberry overdose. How to get over this?

Extreme nausea and constipation from cranberry overdose. How to get over this?

Check out this link.: Hope u feel better! Http://altmedicine. About. Com/od/constipation/a/constipation. Htm. ...Read more

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I can't poop, but I am not constipated. What is this called and how do I get over this?

Outlet constipation?: When you say you are not constipated I presume that means the stool is not hard. Difficulty passing soft stool is what we call "outlet constipation", meaning the mechanics of passing stool are not working well. Can be narrowing of the anal canal or lower rectum, spasm of the pelvic floor muscles or conditions such as rectocele. There are several colon and rectal surgeons near you. See one. ...Read more

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Concerned about my tolerance to Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) as I am at maximum dosage and do n ot receive the benefits anymore and finding myself going back into anti social behaviors like previously. Alternative meds?

Other stim and non-s: There are several other stimulants-methylphenidatetype-concerta, metadate CD, Ritalin, and mixed amphatamine salts-Adderall, also strattera-a non-stimulant "ADHD" med. You might try adding tenex to the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) to see if that would be helpful ...Read more

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Side affects of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Side affects of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Many: You can look up the side-effects to drugs on the internet. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is a stimulant medication and actually has too many side effects to even begin to list them all here. One side-effect is psychosis. Another one is depression. Anxiety and insomnia are common side-effects. It can cause high blood pressure. Weight loss is common. Feeling jittery and hyper is not unusual with vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Addiction also. ...Read more

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What is 40 mg Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) used for?

What is 40 mg Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) used for?

Vyvanse: a medicine: Indicated for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The active ingredient is dextroamphetamine. It is once-daily, a controlled substance, comes in milligram doses of 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, and 70, and (after careful evaluation) requires prescription and careful monitoring and adjustment for response and side effects. ...Read more

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What can I expect while on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Being a pro-amphetamine, it can improve your attention, concentration & focusing, and being a stimulant, it can cause decrease appetite, headache & some elevation in BP & metabolism. ...Read more

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What are the medical uses of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

What are the medical uses of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

ADD & ADHD: A smoother longer acting adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). 20-70mg is dosage range controlled drug. ...Read more

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I just took 900mg of vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) what can I expect?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) too much: If you meant 90mg., you might be ok but slightly over the limit of 70mg. If you meant 900mg., head on to the ER. ...Read more

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Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) has made me feel pissed at everyone. Is it normal to feel this way?

No. It is not: Please let your psychiatrists know as soon as possible about the difficulties that you are having. This is not normal with my events and could indicate underlying bipolar disorder that had previously gone undiagnosed. Sometimes it is simply agitation caused by the medication itself. That can sometimes be treated with simple dosage reduction. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have caffeine while taking vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Is it ok to have caffeine while taking vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Only you can tell.: Caffeine is a stimulant. Unlike stimulant medications, it does not specifically target receptors in areas of the brain that inhibit behavior & sustain attention to salient information or tasks. The maximum adult dose of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is 70 mg./day. Caffeine is not contra-indicated, but some patients report that taking both causes them to have increased anxiety, agitation, irritability &/or insomnia. ...Read more

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What are the differences between aderall and vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

What are the differences between aderall and vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

A few: Both are amphetamines, but vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is pure d-amphetamine and Adderall is a mixture of d and l amphetamine. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is longer acting and is dosed once daily while Adderall is usually twice daily. Because of the way they are absorbed in the gut, vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) may be less affected by what you eat. Adderall may cause more anxiety and irritability while vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is more likely to effect appetite. ...Read more

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Taking 40mg Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and I feel dazed and confused. Why is that?

That's not really a: High dose, as about 1/3 of it is the active ingredient, adderall, but it may be high for you, or just the wrong med. Onset of action of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is ~ 2 hrs. & it lasts 12-14 hrs. Tell your prescribing physician your symptoms & what time of day or night they occur. Also, list all other medications, herbs etc., you're taking, to rule out a drug interaction. Together you'll find the right med & dose. ...Read more

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Could I have Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) allergy?

Could I have Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) allergy?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Yes you can develop an allergy to Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or to any of its ingredients such as dyes etc.
Stop this medication and talk to your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) stronger than adderall?

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Is Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) stronger than adderall?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Not stronger, but longer acting. It is the pro-amphetamine which becomes Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in your body. ...Read more

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Does Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) affect ur muscle gain?

Does Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) affect ur muscle gain?

Stimulant effects: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is an Amphetamine and is a "cousin" to Crystal Meth. Some folks don't realize that and say, their doctor never explained that to them. All Amphetamnes are appetite suppressants. As such, losing weight can interfere with one's muscle building. So, Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) can, indirectly, decrease one's muscle gaining. If your body loses weight while trying to build muscle mass; you will not gain as much. ...Read more

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If I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) will I get a rash?

If I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) will I get a rash?

Very rare: The stimulant class of medication (such as Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or adderall) are rarely associated with skin eruptions, allergic or otherwise. If you have a rash and are taking vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) most likely it isn't caused by the medication. See your prescribing doctor if the rash looks like this one, or continues. ...Read more

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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more