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I have constipation as a side effect of anafranil, (clomipramine) is it safe to take prune juice regularly, since it is a stimulant? How much should I take?

I have constipation as a side effect of anafranil, (clomipramine) is it safe to take prune juice regularly, since it is a stimulant? How much should I take?

It's not a stimulant: In the way amphetamines are; it's a laxative. As for how much you should take, I'd start with 4-6 ounces and adjust upward or downward to an amount that keeps the sluices comfortably open. You may want to keep a rough tally of your consumption because prune juice is a food and does add calories to your diet. ...Read more

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Does prune juice increase effects if propranolol?

Does prune juice increase effects if propranolol?

Okay: It's okay to take both. There are interactions with grapefruits though. ...Read more

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Prune juice effects in breast milk?

Prune juice effects in breast milk?

None.: The ingredients that act as laxatives don't end up in the milk. ...Read more

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I just consumed 16oz of expired prune juice. Will anything happen to me?

I just consumed 16oz of expired prune juice. Will anything happen to me?

Don't know how: Long ago it expired — but I predict that you may be chained to your toilet if you drank it at one time. ...Read more

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Will prune juice cause diarrea?

Depends on situation: If you consume enough this can trigger diarrhea. There are enough poorly absorbed sugars in this that can act as an osmotic agent and trigger loose stools. I routinely recommend it for babies with constipation. ...Read more

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Does prune juice help to lose weight?

Does prune juice help to lose weight?

Prune Juice: Prune juice may stimulate bowel movements, but this would be a temporary weight loss only -- and not much at that. If you're routinely constipated, consider increasing veggies, leafy greens, whole fruits (not juice -- too high in sugars to use all the time!), and other kinds of fiber. Also, plenty of fresh water daily. These will help keep your GI system in good running order. ...Read more

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Is it ok to give my 6m old prune juice?

Is it ok to give my 6m old prune juice?

Yes: I'd probably mix it half with water and give once a day as needed, especially if constipated. ...Read more

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How much time will prune juice give me diarrhoea?

Prune juice: We don't want prune juice to give the runs. That is unhealthy. Just want it to help w/bowel movements. Everyone is different. Start w/one glass and increase until effective. Use unsweetened prune juice because the sugar or artificial sweeteners in juices is not healthy for anyone. Peace and good health. If you have GI symptoms please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can u lose a lot of weight if you drink prune juice?

Can u lose a lot of weight if you drink prune juice?

Prune Juice: Can work to keep some regular, but rarely provides relief for no bm's in > 2 days. It also has quite a lot of sugar and carbs, so will not be the best answer for diabetics or those trying to lose weight. Weight is rarely related to regularity. Weight is more influenced by what you put in your mouth than what and how much comes out the other end. ...Read more

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Warm prune juice works to go number 2 or it don't matter?

Warm prune juice works to go number 2 or it don't matter?

It helps: Anything high fiber like raw fruits and vegetables and whole grains and legumes help. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) over-the-counter works well, too. ...Read more

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Having a glass of prune juice everyday healthy or unhealthy?

Part of healthy diet: Prune juice is no better or worse than any other fruit juice, beverage or food for that matter. If it makes you feel healthy, do it. ...Read more

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Should i be fine to drink prune juice after you taken medicine?

Should i be fine to drink prune juice after you taken medicine?

Yes: It depends a little on the specific med you are talking about. Generally, it is not a problem. ...Read more

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Can I give my 1 month old a half oz. of prune juice & it still help him?

Can I give my 1 month old a half oz. of prune juice & it still help him?

For what ?: I don't suggest juices at any age as a dietary supplement. I consider it the original processed food that teaches a kid to crave sugar. I do occasionally suggest full strength prune juice to help a baby move their poo. ...Read more

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I drank some prunes juice that i just bought that expired 4 months ago, never opened but never refrigerated, will i be ok?

I drank some prunes juice that i just bought that expired 4 months ago, never opened but never refrigerated, will i be ok?

Will find out soon!: Usually expiration dates are more like "sell by" dates. If it was sealed, didn't taste fermented or bad, the bottle wasn't distorted or compromised, you should be just fine. You might have a bit more gas/flatulence for the next day or so... But that is to be expected with prune juice. ...Read more

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How good is prune juice for constipation?

How good is prune juice for constipation?

Very good: Prune juice or prunes with plenty of water, better yet drink the prune juice warm. ...Read more

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Drank prune juice with mold in it 6 ounces?

Probably fine: The HCl in your stomach will almost certainly destroy the test that was growing on the surface of the grape juice. ...Read more

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Prune juice contains potassium right?

Prune juice contains potassium right?

Right: Prune juice has potassium, and is considered a good source of dietary potassium. ...Read more

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Is prune juice safe for every day?

Prune juice: Regularity naturally involves doing what works for you. Lots of fresh leafy vegetables, and fruits with skins on (apple a day) and dried fruits like prunes and apricots work quite well. Increasing fiber (metamucil is one product). Many use MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) as gentle and reliable. Prune juice alone can wortk for some. Cruciferous veggies (cauliflower broccoli, cabbage) may be gassy. Daily use safe. ...Read more

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Can joelle be given prune juice. She is 16 days old?

Can joelle be given prune juice. She is 16 days old?

Why?: The question is why? It is not a problem if babies don't have bowel movements every day as their diets have no fiber. If joelle has a soft easy-to-pass bowel movement every 4-5 days she is probably ok. But a little prune juice is ok too. See http://www.Webmd. Com/parenting/baby/baby-constipation. ...Read more

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Please help, how much prune juice will help keep me regular?

Prune Juice: Regularity naturally involves doing what works for you. Lots of fresh leafy vegetables, and fruits with skins on (apple a day) and dried fruits like prunes and apricots work quite well. Increasing fiber (metamucil is one product). Many use MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) as gentle and reliable. Prune juice alone can wortk for some. Some benefit from 4 oz, increase to what works. ...Read more

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Do I have to give my 1month old a full ounce of prune juice or will half ounce work?

Do I have to give my 1month old a full ounce of prune juice or will half ounce work?

Try half: Assuming your doc has prescribed this for constipation?
If so, no harm in trying half the dose first then a full dose if no results in a couple of hours. If any vomiting is happening, though, and there is no BM or there is evidence of abdominal pain you need to see someone instead. ...Read more

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My son hasn't been to the toilet for 3days now and isn't feeding properly I've been giving him prune juice anything else I can try he is only 5weeks?

My son hasn't been to the toilet for 3days now and isn't feeding properly I've been giving him prune juice anything else I can try he is only 5weeks?

Constipation: If your baby is breast-fed, it is normal to have no bowel movement for even a week. If he is uncomfortable, try rectal stimulation with a thermometer after you put Vaseline on it. ...Read more