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Piles Medicine Available In India
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I am suffering with piles, causing pain and it is like bubble around my rectum. Please suggest proper medicine available in india. ## We have an excellent treatment for piles cure, just 7 pills and few precautions and your problem is gone. many patients have been benefited from this madicine. The medicine is free of cost, need to bear postal/courier charges, as we at Lord Dhanwantari is a Charitable Trust with a single vision of disease free India, earn its operation cost from the donations offered by treated patients. For more details please post back. Regards, Yogesh ## I REQUIRE MEDICINE FOR PILES I AM SUFFERING SINCE 20 YEARS ## I am Kishor from Delhi, 34 yrs old male. I am suffering from external piles, no bleeding only pain last 15 - 20 days. ## sir i am suffering from III degree ...
Updated 13 hours ago in Lidocaine.
Blood in toilet after bowel movement
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I was on the low dose Linzess and it wasn't working for my constipation. Now I'm on the higher dose but it is not really working either. When I finally had a bowel movement there was a lot of blood in the toilet. Has this happened to anyone? What would cause this? Anyone? ## Sue sometimes when your stool is hard from constipation it can tear your rectum and cause it to bleed. Because of the pressure in your rectum it will usually seal the tear. Watch out how hard you push the stool when you're constipated as it can cause a hemorrhoid. If you continue to have blood in your stool go see your doctor ASAP ## Years ago this did happen to me. It can be frightening to see that much blood in the toilet, but this can happen because of hemorrhoids. I took a diuretic that dried me out ...
Updated 15 hours ago in Linzess.
Linzess stopped working
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I have been on the 145 dose of Linzess for several years now, and it was like a miracle drug. No side effects, and for the first time in 30 years, regular BMs. The past few months have not been so great, though. Constipation, bloating and cramps have returned. I saw my Gastro a few weeks ago, and she upped my dosage to the 290. No change. Has anyone else experienced anything similar? So frustrating! ## Unfortunately, many people have reported the same experience, though the amount of time have varied. Are you making sure to take it with a full glass of water, at least half an hour, before eating or drinking anything else, as directed by the FDA? The bloating and cramps can be side effects of this medication, but it usually causes diarrhea, rather than constipation. Are you on any other ...
Updated 1 day ago in Linzess.
pc 18 oval red and white
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Found this pill and I'm not sure what it is. It's a liquid cap. PC18 printed on the red side of the pill. Does anyone know what this is? ## Hi Phoenix, The red and white liquid filled capsule you're describing marked with PC 18 contains 100mgs of Docusate Sodium. This medication is an over the counter laxative/stool softener. For verification, it's manufactured by a company called Humanwell Puracap Pharmaceutical (Wuhan), Ltd. and carries a National Drug Code of 53345-018-01. I hope this helps! ## My mom is taking this pill it's pc 18 and is red on one side and white on the other side. What is for?
Updated 2 days ago in Docusate.
do u drink water when taking linzess
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I didn't have many wrinkles until I started taking linzess. So I need to know how much water to drink every day while taking linzess?
Updated 2 days ago in Linzess.
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I am a 20 year old female. 3 years ago I was diagnosed with "chronic constipation." I have a bowel movement probably 1-2 times a week. I have had 2 colonoscopies and a flex sig done, and everything appeared to be normal. I have tried every remedy there is: fruit, fiber, laxs, stool softener, enema, exercise, and nothing seems to do the trick. Recently my dr started me on Linzess. I have been taking it for 2 weeks now. So far my bowel movements have not improved while taking Linzess. I spoke with my dr and they suggested that I add miralax to my daily routine along with Linzess. I have not had any improvement with my bowel movements while taking miralax and linzess. Can anyone give me advice or their input? Has anyone else had the same issues? I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE!! P...
Updated 3 days ago in Linzess.
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Has anyone used the new SUPREP kit before a colonoscopy? Would like any comments about taste, ease or side effects. Thanks! ## The Suprep kit contains sodium sulfate, magnesium sulfate and potassium sulfate, it is used for bowel preparation. It basically works as a laxative. I can't think that combo would taste very well, though I have never used it. The most common listed side effects are: cramping, nausea, vomiting and abdominal discomfort. Does anyone else have anything to add? ## Sulfates have a bitter taste, hence the development of PEG bowel cleansing products without sulfate such as Nulytely or Trilyte. Having said that, Suprep contains both Sucralose and flavoring agents, so it may not taste as bad as has been suggested. It still involves the ingestion of 3 quarts of water, ...
Updated 3 days ago in Suprep.
Linzess / severe diaherra
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I've been on Linzess for almost a week now and every day that I take it, I end up running to the bathroom every thirty minutes with liquid type diaherra. Lots of times there is no pain or warning and I make a mess in my pants and I'm only 23. Ive only been taking Linzess on the days that I don't have to go out in public. I have lost a dramatic amount of weight, the days I don't take it, i'm in severe abdominal pain all day and feel like I have to go but never can. I was put on this medicine because I was on this medicine for constipation. What should I do? ## I experienced the exact same thing when I was taking it 1 year ago (I was 23 then as well). Although, I felt like my body was retaining mass amounts of water for those bowel movements, and it was debilitating. I...
Updated 6 days ago in Linzess.
why would linzess cause weight loss
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I have been on linzess for 2 months. I have lost 8 pounds (last time I checked). I'm a heavy female. Suffered with constipation my whole life. Is this a normal thing to happen while taking linzess? Now I'm getting a squishy flabby belly. ## Yes, that can be normal, on top of the fact that the FDA lists it as possibly causing diarrhea and dehydration, as side effects, it is also know to cause a decrease in appetite, in some people that take it. Are you making sure to get lots of exercise? That can help with the belly issues. Are you on any other medications?
Updated 6 days ago in Linzess.
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Has anyone in the US used this yet for colonscopy and what did it cost? ## I've used this Prep and it was wonderful. It tasted like orange soda and was very small. I undergo routine colonoscopies and have now finally found my prep of choice because it taste great and is tiny. Suprep & Moviprep = YUK!!! ## Thanks, Johnny, was that in the US? and what did it cost? I really don't care if it is easy to use. I may need to convince my Gastro in some way. ## I used prepopik yesterday. It tastes like unsweetened lemonade with LOTS of artificial sweetener. Like lemon koolaid without sugar. Texture is good though, not thick or slimey. Mix with refridgerated cold water, not tap water and stir well. Drink with a straw. Brush your teeth and tongue after drinking to get rid of taste. You ...
Updated 6 days ago in Prepopik.
On Linzess for a week, NOT "Working" - HELP!
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Hi all! I'm new here, but not new to constipation... However, I only got my first *prescription* medication to treat it a week ago when my new PCP finally related enough to my digestive woes and the frustration that comes from years of living through the futile cycle of Miralax, MoM bombs, evil teas, and throwing my hands in the air. She gave me samples of Linzess (low and high dose) and thoroughly educated me on how to take it properly, along with a fair warning to remain near the bathroom those first few days. Honestly, I was pumped! And I know beyond a shadow of a doubt I've taken, and stored, this medicine correctly because I was all in on making this work, as gruesome as those first days might be. But alas, radio silence. I started with the low dose a week ago (a Wednesday)...
Updated 6 days ago in Linzess.
can i take MiraLax after the expiration date
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Can I take Miralax when it expired on 11-2015? If not, how do I dispose the of contents, down the sink or the toilet? ## Hello, Margie! How are you? Liquids can go bad, once expired and may make you ill, if you use them, as reported by the NIH, so it would be best to dispose of them. As to the method of disposal, you should leave it in the sealed container and dispose of it with your regular household trash. Is there anything else I can help with? ## How long will the laxative Purelax work if it expired 12/15 ## I've never known Miralax to be a liquid so your answer isn't really an answer. Looking to find out if it's still safe to take when it expired over a year ago. Thank you,
Updated 10 days ago in MiraLax.
use of softovac
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i am using softovac (bowel regulator) daily night 1 spoon, are there any side effects of forming stones in pancreas etc.,, ## Softovac is a laxative that contains: cassia fistula 0.5 gm, fennel , ispaghula 2 gm, liquorice 0.25 gm, senna 0.75 gm WIth those ingredients, it is a supplement, rather than a medication and the side effect profiles are not studied for it. The only thing regularly reported is some abdominal cramping. However, you should know that if you use it every night for a long period of time, your body may become dependent on it and if you stop using it, you may be unable to have a bowel movement without it. Is there anything else I can help you with? ## Sir, thanks for the reply. As I am using 1 spoon regularly in the night from last 2 years. Last 15 days back I had a tre...
Updated 11 days ago in Senna.
Can Linzess be taken as needed - 2-3 times per week?
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I just took my first dose of Linzess 145 and like the others posted...within 2 hrs of taking it (I took it on an empty stomach 30 minutes before breakfast). I had noticeable bloating and gas within an hr and it was working full on within 2 hrs. The entire experience seemed to work itself out within 3.5 hrs.Very unpleasant 3.5 hrs but now everything seems to have calmed down. Not ideal..but can Linzess just be taken just every few days? If it always has this effect it seems I would be able to manage calendar to allow for the time it needs and still be able to fully function the rest of the time ## I was told by my gastro to take it when I need it. If you take it daily and it gives you diarrhea and you are purging your large GI tract to the point water comes out after, then you can't ...
Updated 11 days ago in Linzess.
Can Miralax Raise Blood Pressure
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I've never had a Bp issue and since taking miralax for a week for constipation my bp was 166/104! Could it be the Miralax? ## I double checked the side effects, both the consumer and professional listings, but I didn't find anything about it causing hypertension. Learn more Miralax details here. However, I think you should consult with your doctor for an exam and further testing, because while it isn't listed a side effect or reaction, other users have reported experiencing this from Miralax and their BP went back to normal when they stopped using it. Did you have any other unusual symptoms? ## No I haven't noticed anything. I stopped using the Miralax yesterday, increased my potassium and magnesium, drank lots of water, and cut out sodium. Today my Bp was 157/92..... I...
Updated 12 days ago in MiraLax.
Prucalopride side effects
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Taking prucalopride 2 mg for 4 weeks . I had a headache to begin with which settled . Occasionally feel light headed . Much hungrier than normal with hunger pangs and rumbling which are hard to ignore - really hope this goes as I lost 20lb with diet and exercise last year. Bowel wise it didn't work well until this week -not used laxatives . Might give up taking it if the hunger doesn't stop though ## Hello, Harvest! How are you doing? It might not actually be hunger, but rather just GI pain that you perceive as hunger pain. GI issues are the most commonly reported side effects of this medication and I experienced the type of thing, where I was feeling hungry, but it was due to pain, not actual hunger a few years ago… it turned out that I had gastritis. The doctor told me i...
Updated 12 days ago in Prucalopride.
Taking Linzess in the evening before bedtime
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Can you take Linzess before bedtime so that elimination takes place in the morning? I take 145mg on an empty stomach... usually with apple sauce.
Updated 12 days ago in Linzess.
Help with Linzess dosage times
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I have been taking 145mgs of linzess for a while now. I usually take it at about 6:30 in the morning then I go back to sleep until 9 where it starts to kick in. I am in and out of the bathroom until 12 or 1. Lately it hasn't been working until maybe 11 in the morning, making me waste my afternoon in the bathroom. I go to college and my first class is at 1. Can anyone give me an explanation as to why the linzess is suddenly taking longer to work? I've always ate most of my calories in the evening and I can barely eat throughout the day due to IBS and severe bloating. But my diet has been consistent for the most part. Thank you. ## Are you taking the liness first thing in the morning with a full glass of water, You need to take it even before any other medication that you are on, ...
Updated 14 days ago in Linzess.
what time should you take linzess morning or night
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Hello! I have been on Linzess for almost a year and a half. I have always taken it right before dinner and I would have a bm before bed every night. However, just three weeks ago I had to have colon surgery and the linzess is not working as well. Some days I will go to the bathroom a million times and some days not at all. I was wondering if my surgery could anything to do with this problem? Also should I continue to take the linzess? If you could help me it would be greatly appreciated.
Updated 16 days ago in Linzess.
How fast
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How fast will the lizness begin to work? I have to go to work and don't want to be running up and down statues all day. ## Hi Gil, While some patients report having bowel movements on the first day from taking Linzess (Linaclotide), others mention that it took up to a few weeks before it really kicked into gear for them. With that said, the only real way to see if it will work for you is by actually trying it and committing yourself to a full course of treatment. I guess you're supposed to take it 30 minutes before eating or drinking in the morning, but I don't know if that has an impact on it's overall effectiveness throughout the rest of the day. The patient prescribing information notes that symptoms of diarrhea often begin within the first 2 weeks of treatment. So I...
Updated 17 days ago in Linzess.

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