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Rowatinex as a cure for kidney stones

I had a stone in my left kidney with a size of 9 mm. Can i use Rowatinex to cure this? If possible, how long can i use it and at what dose? ## i've been taking rowatinex for a month now. how long should i take rowatinex and when should i stop taking rowatinex? ## i take rowatinex last feb.20 to march 22. then i found out on march 27 that im pregnant. im worried,can this medicine effect to my baby? im now 8weeks pregnant. ## i have kidney stones 4cm and 9cm.my doctor adcvised me to take rowatinex for 1 month.my ultrasound showed progress in dissolving the stones for after 1 month so i continued taking it for another month.i had my ultrasound again after 1 month and it was gone already. ## i start taking rowatinex and coli-urinal as prescribe by te pharmacist it had a good effect in m...

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inexpensive colonoscopy prep

wow I cant believe my eyes!!! I have ulcerative colitis I was diagnosed with 21 yrs ago. Every 2 years my dr checks me for cancer which means I have at least 10 colonoscopy's....each time I was advised to take magnesium citrate (2 bottles any flavor) and dulcolax tabs 4 in the am, etc, along with clear liquids, popsicles, jello, whatever... Anyway I have never spent more than $15 including the "snacks". I'm not a dr so maybe there's a reason to prescribe this $$$ kit but I would strongly advise asking your dr for a less expensive option. ## Hello, Mika! How are you? Thank you for posting this great advice for others. It is a sad, but true fact that many doctors prescribe the "latest and greatest", without considering the expense to the patient. Doctors are no...

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use as a laxative

I take 90 to 120 mgs of morphine daily for pain control (30mg tablets). I have maintained this dose consistently (2+ Years). I've taken magnesium citrate as a laxative in the past-10 oz per dose (1.75 per fl oz) as needed. It usually does the job. Brand name is Citroma by Swan. Is a continued weekly or biweekly use of this product recommended? I would like to eliminate or reduce usage of other laxatives. ## Hello, Jerry! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem you're having. Actually, there are specific warnings that state magnesium citrate is not safe for chronic, or long-term use. It's typical side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include gas, diarrhea, stomach cramps and bloating. If you need something for long-term use, it would be best to discuss it with...

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