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Do you have an: eating disorder? Seek professional help whether you want to overdose to harm yourself or to try to lose weight. If you have a negative relationship with your body - consider a therapist who works with people who have negative body images or one who works with eating disorders. Take care. ...Read more
I just accidentally overdosed on laxative by alot. I missread the label because i didn't have my glasses on and now i fear what the consequence will be?
Go to ER: Probably not unless you have other medical problems. Take bottle and yourself to the er. ...Read more
Possibly: Laxatives will not cause a miscarriage directly but the ongoing malnutrition that can follow can put the futus in danger of loss or malformation. ...Read more
How long does it take to get a normal digestive rhythm again after overdosing on senna laxative tablets?
May: Take several weeks to months depending on how long you were chronically taking them. It is worth the wait and the sooner you get off the laxatives the better you will be and feel. ...Read more
How old are you: first how old are you age will make a difference in the recommendation of laxative second how many is too many hydration is the key drink a lot of water and juices and avoid sodas and pop and energy drink and caffeine eat more fruit and vegetables and add more fibers to your diet exercise is an excellent bowel stimulant even by simple walking eat multiple small meals take a stool softener ...Read more
Yes!: Laxatives should only be taken under doctor supervision. Some directly irritate your colon to contract to remove stool and can lead to depending on them for a bowel movement. Others work by removing water from your body & put it into your colon to "flush" the stool out. Both can lead to dehydration and electrolyte imbalance if taken improperly. See your dr if you are having constipation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer