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Dr. John Chiu
2,628 Doctors shared insights

Allergies (Definition)

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


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5'2" 85lbs adolescent medicine doc diagnosed me with anorexia just because never period and some dulcolax, 1000 calories a day. False diagnosis?

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 more

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How often can I take dulcolax?

How often can I take dulcolax?

Once per day: Taking more than one per day could lead to relying on the medication for normal bowel movements. ...Read more

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How often can you take dulcolax?

How often can you take dulcolax?

Manufacturer: States Dulcolax can be taken "Occasionally" as needed for constipation. ...Read more

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Help! I've eaten half a Dulcolax tablet! What can happen?

Help! I've eaten half a Dulcolax tablet! What can happen?

Agree w Dr. Singer: It may not have any impact or it may cause you to move your bowels or to have loose stools. ...Read more

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What is the difference between bisacodyl and sennosides?

What is the difference between bisacodyl and sennosides?

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

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Is Dulcolax safe for people with high bp?

Is Dulcolax safe for people with high bp?

Yes: If used as directed, dulcolax should not impose any problems in hypertensive individuals. Make sure you are adequately hydrated during its use. ...Read more

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How does senokot (senna) compare to dulcolax?

How does senokot (senna) compare to dulcolax?

Both are stimulants: Not much difference. They both stimulate the bowels to keep thing moving. I use senokot (senna) orally and ducolax as a suppository in my patients. I may use them together at times. ...Read more

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How often should I take Dulcolax if I am constipated?

How often should I take Dulcolax if I am constipated?

Once per day: Taking more than one per day could lead to relying on the medication for normal bowel movements. ...Read more

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Can a nursing mom take dulcolax?

Can a nursing mom take dulcolax?

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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Im8 weeks pregnant can I take dulcolax?

Im8 weeks pregnant can I take dulcolax?

Ask your provider: Generally, this should be fine, but it is always best to consult the provider who is caring for you during your pregnancy before taking any medication. ...Read more

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Is Dulcolax safe to take during pregnancy?

Is Dulcolax safe to take during pregnancy?

Yes Dulcolax pink: Is for you, a stool softener, it does not have stimulants in it, intended for pregnant woman, speak to your OB doctor before taking y medication including stool softeners. ...Read more

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Is Dulcolax compatible with fleet saline enema?

Is Dulcolax compatible with fleet saline enema?

Yes: They can be used together if the dulcolax is a tablet. If it is a suppository, you should wait to see if it works before using the enema, as it would obviously wash out an unused suppository. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Finkelstein
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Bisacodyl (Definition)

Bisacodyl is an anti-prostate cancer agent which is a ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dulcolax (Definition)

Dulcolax is a laxative which is a ...Read more