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Suppository Vs Laxative
Uncertain: In general, it is recommended that medications not be used after expiration date. With that said, there is a big difference between being expired for 5 days versus 5 years. Your pharmacist should be able to provide more information. ...Read more
A suppository is a drug delivery system that is inserted into the rectum (rectal suppository), vagina (vaginal suppository) or urethra (urethral suppository), where it dissolves or melts. They are used to deliver both systemically-acting and locally-acting medications. The alternative term for delivery of medicine via such ...Read more
Senna - Glycerin: Both glycerin and senna laxatives are rather safe, but they do work in different ways. Senna is considered a stimulant laxative and glycerin is a lubricant. Depending on the cause of the constipation, glycerin is the "gentler" option. However, I have seen situations where both senna and glycerin suppositories were used together. ...Read more
I've increased fiber, water, exercise and still only pass pebbles. Have to use a laxative at least 1 every 2 weeks. Suppository doesn't clean out?
Chronic constipation: For how long? Opioids / anticholinergics? Drink 2.5 -3 liters /day, combo of water /gatorade. Juice? Also 1-2 glassesf prune juice /day Consider Sitz study where they have you swallow markers and over 5 days see how many you release in stool, if few are released it means the bowel is moving too slow. Or may have congential absence of muscularis in some colon section. F/u w/ gastroenterology ...Read more
Unable to eliminate bowel for 2 weeks. Laxative and suppository not working. Trying not to eat much. Any suggestion to help movement?
My abdomen hurts and I feel nauseous sometimes I have had a hard time pooping For the last 8 days I have been taking laxatives and suppositories?
Full of stool: Sounds like you are constipated and your intestines are full of stool. This is causing the nausea. You could try using an enema to get the hard stool out that is plugging everything up. Once cleaned out, you need more fiber in your diet in general to prevent this from happening again. Eat 5+ fruits/veg daily. Eliminate cheese. Try metamucil powder every AM. Try docusate stool softeners at bedtime. ...Read more
I've been constipated for 4-5 days. Today I've taken 3 laxatives and a suppository but not worked yet. Cramping a lot and can't even pass gas! Advise?
I have a intestional blockage it started when I got the flu 4 days ago. The 2 suppository I took didn't work. I took one laxitive orally, nothing. Help!
Not sure how you were diagnosed with an intestional blockage. Are you not having a bowel movement.?
Could you be describing constipation or when you have not had a bowel movement?
Complete intestinal obstruction requires ER visit.
Constipation can be solved with laxative, fiber, more water. Buy these at a pharmacy speak w pharmacist.
Consult Doctor for definitive treatment. ...Read more
I haven't pooped in several days. I tryed chocolate laxitive and suppository and hasn't helped. What else can I try? I normally poop every day
My baby is havingfsevere constipation. She is given plenty of fluids. We are forced to give her laxative and suppositorie still very painful.?
Diet change: You did not give the age of the baby. It is a very common problem and you often need o give suppositories and laxative (usually miralax, (polyethylene glycol) which is effective and safe), change diet and formula if he/she takes formula, and it still takes time. This may help: http://www. Healthychildren. Org/english/ages-stages/baby/diapers-clothing/pages/infant-constipation. Aspx. ...Read more
Normally, I have patients lie on their left side and with their fingers push the suppository into their rectum and wait a few minutes before getting up.
Ideally suppositories are taken at night because they are less likely to fall out when lying down. ...Read more
Lubricate&soothe: Prescription and otc suppositories soothe burning from swollen internal hemorrhoids, reducing inflammation and are sometimes combined with pain relieving compounds too. They don't work for outside hemorrhoids/piles, and should be used sparingly and for a short term only.Persistent pain (>7 days) should be evaluated by your physician as it may indicate a more serious problem here. ...Read more
Nothing: Nothing. But why do you want to eat one? ...Read more
Stimulating ones: Some suppositories soothe inflammation, some lubricate, some stimulate. Dulcolax is a common stimulating laxative suppository which commonly causes cramps by irritating the rectal lining to stimulate a bm, but others may do this too. Check with your pharmacist or doc if needed. ...Read more
Yes: In treating constipation, it is always better to start with the mildest treatment first and if there is no or little response then get more aggressive. ...Read more
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