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Took medicine for constipation. Not cured. What should I do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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User:hello doctor
User:I am having constipation problem since long time .. took few medication
User:to clear the bowl
Doctor:May i know ur age ?
User:since last 2-3 days im having pain while passing stool
User:imne age is 34
Doctor:Any passing of blood
User:no as of now no blood
User:can u suuest some medication
Doctor:First and foremost, you can take ISABGUL 1-2 tsp after meals , at night
Doctor:this will help to form proper stools
User:but wht the pain which currently im having
Doctor:In addition, You can take PICROLAX CAPSULES 1 cap at night before sleeping
Doctor:Both are Over the counter medications
User:the capsules are for ?
User:is it for pain ?
Doctor:they are over the counter LAXATIVES , WHICH help in management, for chronic constipation
User:ok with these capsules the pain will go immediately long i wil lhave to take this ?
Doctor:the pain will subside with your stools become softer
User:how long i wil have to take this ?
Doctor:Taking them, for 3-4 days will help you for the time being
Doctor:bUT you need to change your lifestyle and drink more water for now
Doctor:when the stools are soft, your pain is reduced
User:i drink atleaset 4 ltrs a day..i had this problem earlier n it reappears after 7-8 months
User:ok...thnks a lot doc...
Doctor:you are welcome
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