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Will Suppositories Work As Weight Lose
When discontinuing the use of suppository indomethacin after 4 yrs at 200mg/day, will I re-lose my weight and water retention?
Possibly: While I don't know why you were using indomethacin suppositories for 4 years, I would think moving away from that is a good idea. Great! Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories such a indomethacin do cause fluid retention and I think it is very possible you will lose a little weight from fluid losses. I would be surprised if it were more than 2-4 pounds, though. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Glycerin vs enema: If you are experiencing acute constipation or fecal impaction, home glycerin suppository is a good first step. You may also consider a fleets enema or a mineral oil enema as second line. If these are not working, a visit to your md or an er may be necessary for further management. General recommendation is to focus on prevention by plenty of fluids and high-fiber diet on a day to day basis. ...Read more
MOM or miralax (polyethylene glycol): Milk of magnesia or MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) (glycolax). Puysh the dose until you go. Magnesium citrate and GoLytely work as well. But the bigger question is why are you constipated. If this is new and severe you need to see a physician and may need further testing. ...Read more
About 10-20 minutes: It may take about 10-20 minutes for it to start working. ...Read more
Effect right away: Effect kicks in right away, but in order to reach peak it will take 4-8 hours after single dose; assuming this is vaginal supp. ...Read more
Mainly 3 ways: Glycerin suppositories are one of the most widely used rectal laxatives for relieving mild to moderate constipation in babies, adults, and children. Glycerin suppositories provide gentle, timely and effective relief from constipation with minimal side effects. Works by irritation, hydration and lubrication. Read more: http://www.Ehow.Com/facts_5501853_do-glycerin-suppositories-w. ...Read more
Depends: On why you are using it. If you are constipated and it doesn't help you poop, then try drinking more water and increasing p-fruits...Peach, pear plum, pineapple, papaya. Peas, pumpkin, pomegranate...If you are severely constipated, ask your doctor about other methods....Increased fiber can help, MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) can help, etc. You may need guidance for best results. ...Read more
I feeling constipated and i just took three suppositorys . What else will help me if this does not work ?
Water: Please drink three liters of water over the next hour. ...Read more
After no BMs in 7 days, is it safe to use ClearLax in the same day as a glycerine suppository? The suppository didn't work.
3 yr old at 39 lbs 120mg acetaminifin suppository is not enough for his weight? How do I get the right dose if they only have 120mg suppos? Cuthowmuch
You could do 2: The use of 2x120mm=240mg for a 39lb (17.7kg) falls into the range of 10-15mg/kg (180-266mg) that is safe for short term use. Be aware that supossitories are sometimes erratically absorbed & a switch to an oral form when tolerated is advised. ...Read more
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Maybe: You can try a fleet mineral oil enema. As long as you dont have an infectious process in your belly and are sure you do not have a bowel obstruction from prior surgery or some other cause, go on liquids and take 1-2 tbsp of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) every 12 hours and you can try 1-2 tablespooons of mineral oil every 12 hours, until you have had a bowel movement and feel emptied.If doesn't resolve with abo. ...Read more
Doctor prescribed me mesalamine enema for hemorroids today. Will the enema or mesalamine suppositories work better?
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