Prune Juice For Constipation

2 Replies Updated



Conversation Starter

Jessica Says:
via mobile

Hi. I've been trying to have a regular bowel movement for the past few days and I've not been able to. On Friday (5/19/17) I had to go to the hospital because I couldn't take the pain of my stomach. So since Thursday I've been having problems using the restroom and they had me take a magnesium laxative and I did and I was stuck in the restroom for an hour and it stopped for a bit and had to go again the same day; so a couple of times and I was really in pain :( Sunday early morning around 5am I had to go to the hospital again so idk what's going on. On Tuesday 5/23/17 around 8ish my boyfriend and I stopped at the store to buy prune juice because I heard that it helps for your constipation. I took a glass of 80z and I didn't know how long it takes to adjust so I thought it wasn't working so we ended up stopping at Walgreens and getting miralax but an hour passed by and I had to go so I didn't end up taking miralax lol. I guess the prune juice worked and I had diarrhea and the same night I felt like I needed to go but again it didn't want to come out so I took miralax, but the cheap one the pharmacy recommend me to get well at Walgreens "smooth lax", I followed the instructions as follow and it REALLY didn't help but I know she mentioned that it takes about 3 days. And yesterday 5/24/17 I've been trying to have a regular bowel movement and nothing happened. I couldn't even sleep well. So NOW it's 7:37am on 5/25/17 and I'm about to drink a glass of 80z of prune juice and my question is do I need to drink it warm or cold? I have it kept in the fridge so idk if i should be drinking it room temperature or while it's cold. What do you recommend?? Anyone please help. And also what should I be doing? I heard every morning drink prune juice...



Showing Replies 1 - 2 of 2 RSS Feed


Page of 1     Sorted By:
1
Verwon Says:

Yes, prune juice has been used for years, other high fiber foods and supplements may also help, according to FDA reports.

Are you on any other medications? What types of foods do you usually eat? Both can contribute to constipation, or make it worse.

And no, the temperature of the juice doesn't matter.

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?      0  
2
Jessica Says:
via mobile

Okay I was actually starting to drink prune juice every morning but I had another question can u drink prune juice before eating or after or during ?? And okay I actually have it in the fridge and when I serve myself I wait a while but you said it don't matter right? And I don't take other medications I only took miralax that one time but i still havent poop regular!!!!!! and so far I've been eating progresso soup and eating oatmeal in the mornings not all time and a little bit of applesauce, orange juice here and there and fruit but last night I eat little bit of fast food like Chinese food from panda and a bowl of cereal so I eat a little bit I been having problems swallowing foods :( so maybe that's why I've lost weight.. And another thing is can u drink milk when u having constipation or diarrhea??? I want to be able to gain weight again I use to weight 93 or 95 and now I weight 76 or 77 goes down and up ...

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?      0  




Viewing page 1 of 1     Reply


More Discussions:

Prunes and raisins are good for constipation.
Alicianna - Eat a bunch though. Also take Fiber pills. ## Hi Mikki, Prunes and raisins are excellent choices for constip... 1 reply
Help for constipation while on contrave
Please advise. I'm day 3 off contrave and constipation has set in! What do you all use to ease constipation? ## I dr... 6 replies
Pill for constipation
I have a tiny odd green color tablet, one side has a half mark and the other side has the letters SENTILAX on it. I was ... 2 replies
Amitiza for constipation
After taking Amitiza for a month, is it really going to work for constipation or should I stop taking it? ## I use this ... 1 reply
Constella for constipation causing Diverticulitis
I have been on Constella for 4 days. I take it in the AM 2 hours before eating. I know it is a no, no but I have just on... 1 reply
is constipation ommon for diabetic
I am 51 female suffering from diabetes and high BP. I was on riomet 500 mg for Diabetes and Prolomet AM 25 and repace25 ... 1 reply
medications for constipation
What type of laxitive can i take with Opana er 10 mg ## Hello, From what I can gather, there shouldn't be any limita... 1 reply
suggest problem for constipation
Iam having severe problem of constipation its my 10th week pregnancy i am taking sorbiline but still not feeling much be... 1 reply
red oval gel pill for constipation
I'm looking for a red pill about the size of a Sudafed pill for constipation. I was given this pill when my first ch...
what is the medical term for constipation caused by opioids
There is a pill out for constipation caused by opioids. I need it found out. There also is a medical term given to this ... 2 replies


Post a Reply

No registration needed.
Simply fill out the form below.

 *

 *


 Optional, stays hidden.
Get notified when a reply is posted here.




4) Text Verification: *
Prevents SPAM.

Click here to show the question



This form will be submitted securely


TRUSTe

Discussion Thread Guidelines: Any participation in the discussion threads signifies your agreement with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. (1) Act civilized and be respectful towards others. No profanity, vulgarity or lewd / suggestive content is allowed. (2) Posts encouraging, facilitating, or seeking advice about the abuse of medications or other substances are prohibited. (3) Personal contact information (such as telephone numbers, email addresses, etc) is not allowed to appear on our discussion threads. (4) We do not allow our forums to be used for buying, selling, trading, or for the promotion of a product or service. (5) Posting external links to other web sites is not allowed without our prior approval. (6) We reserve the right to edit or remove content which we find objectionable to the community at our sole discretion.


Note: All times displayed are GMT - 7.

This information has been independently compiled and is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional; nor is it intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more details please see the Medical Disclaimer. This page was last updated on 27 May 2017.

We are committed to your privacy.

Copyright © 2005-2019 All Rights Reserved. MedsChat® is a registered trademark of Limelight Innovations L.L.C. 9888 W Belleview Ave #5000, Denver, CO, 80123, USA