Top 20 Doctor insights on: Medicine for bisacodyl allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
5'2" 85lbs adolescent medicine doc diagnosed me with anorexia just because never period and some dulcolax, 1000 calories a day. False diagnosis?
Anorexia Nervosa: Is the #1 diagnosis in a girl with calorie restriction, purging & primary amenorrhea, no 1st period by 16. To maintain your low BMI at 85 lbs. Requires 1780 calories/day. To gain 1 lb./week requires 2280 calories/day. As Dr. F. said, AN can kill you, so your parents must insure you get medical & mental health care or face charges of medical neglect, as your MD would be obligated to report to CPS. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Similar effect: Biscodyl is fairly safe chemical available in tablet, suppository & enema form. Acts directly on colonic nerves to stumulate contractions which lead to mechanical expulsion of stool. Also have effect of increasing fluid & sodium secretion in bowel. Sennosides r derived from senna leaves, available in tablet or liquid form, is converted into bowel contraction stimulant form by colonic bacteria. ...Read more
Yes: Dulcolax is a laxative. It works directly in your digestive system and absorption into your blood and then the nursing baby is minimal to none. As an alternative a stool softener may be better is that is the problem. Remember, laxatives should be taken as infrequently as possible to avoid your colon to become dependent on them. ...Read more
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