Top 20 Doctor insights on: Is it okay for me to take colace the day after i take a fleet enema
Colace (docusate sodium) after fleets: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Folow Doctors Advice: Yes if the doctor ordered it, there must be a reason and you should go ahead with it as directed. ...Read more
How often can I take a fleet enema? I have oic taking amitiza (lubiprostone) 24, tried linzess. Have used enemas weekly.
We should not have: Backwards. The first thing before taiking medications articularly chroically and in such manner, we need to make diagmosis. Once the diagosis is made most of the job is done. ...Read more
Soon: A Fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) should work within 5 minutes. Most people cannot hold it longer than that. ...Read more
Bm 2/4. Take miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily w/ colace. Dr prescribed laxative did not help and w/ enema just got out blood tinged mucus? Appt tomorrow.
See Doctor...: I'm glad you are going to see your doctor tomorrow. It sounds like you are struggling with constipation and have tried MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) + colace stool softner and a enema without results. The blood tinged mucous is probably from enema tip trauma to the rectal walls. In the meantime i'd suggest you drink a chilled bottle of magnesium citrate followed by a few glasses of water. Good luck. ...Read more
I have not had a BM in 10 days and know my chest is hurting, I'm always constipated I have take dulcolax, miralax, (polyethylene glycol) colace, mag, enema no results?
I've always had: Success with Milk of Magnesia.Take a capful every 8 hours until u go. If you don't go after 3 doses, go to the ER. You may have become resistant to laxatives. Plan to see Gastroenterology for help with your chronic constipation.Once u do go, get on daily Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and a high fiber diet.Stop all stimulant laxatives. ...Read more
Fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate). I have IBS and I find that using 1 a day helps my symptoms and I get some relief. Is it ok to use one a day for this. I drink water.?
There may be: Some discomfort from holding in a large bolus of fluid in the rectum - as it reflexively causes the urge to defecate. ...Read more
Holding in a large: Bollus of fluid in the rectum can be uncomfortable. However, if you have been consitpated then getting rid of excess stool will likely be a big relief. ...Read more
Follow instructions: Follow the instructions. Also lots of info online. I searched google and found many references here is one. Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/201923-how-to-use-fleet-enemas-prior-to-a-prostate-biopsy/. ...Read more
Depends: Go to the store, call them up, check ads in the paper, go online to find out. ...Read more
Me? Not personally: Typically won't be toxic, even if expired. ...Read more
Briefly: Fleets enemas work by causing distension of the rectum, leading to evacuation of the contents of the rectum. If you have had a fecal impaction, you may have loose stools for a day or two. A sensitivity to the chemicals in the fleets may cause a mild inflammation in the rectum that should resolve over a brief time. Any continued symptoms may warrant an evalustion by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Impaction?: It's possible that you have an impaction so hard and stuck up there that even the Fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) did not touch it and therefore the only thing that came back out was the enema itself. Otherwise, I would really expect your stool to be some shade of brown. I am wondering what the consistency of it was? Liquid? You may need to see your doctor for a specialist referral and other advanced options. ...Read more
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