How long does it take to have a bowel movement with movicol
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Constipated, took movicol, no help. What should be done?
Hi, I have been constipated for 2weeks my doctor has given me movicol which I ve been taking since Saturday. I had one bowel movement on Fri and 2 on Saturday (all normal sized). I haven t had the urge to go today which I find strange considering I ve a 2week build up. Is this normal or could I...
Been taking movicol for over a year. Is that normal?
Movicol, it is a laxative. What could possibly be wrong with someone who has been prescribed Movicol and has been taking the stuff for over a year? To me, that shows it is not very effective. A laxative should make you go , job done. Stop taking it. But the doctor has prescribed this magic powder...
Weight gain after taking movicol. Medication side effect?
My doctor gave me Movicol, I started taking it on Monday and within three days I put on half a kilo in weight. I have been following a diet since January and expected a loss this week. The medication is the only change I have made, so I was completely surprised by this gain. Weight gain is not...
Could movicol pediatric cause my 14 month old to have a very bad sleep pattern? she's never been a good sleeper but worse on movicol.
Movical pediatric is not recommended for 14 month aged baby. It is recommend for usage of 2 years to 12 years. However movical pediatric does not induce sleep. It is may be due to her sound sleep after cure from sleeplessness by illness.
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Good day,My 3 year old has chronic constipation and has been taking movicol kids every morning for almost 6months now. Is there a risk in taking it for so long?
Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum.
Movicol is good for constipation ,but if used for long time there are chances of habit formation so try to use some natural herbal ( home remedy ), good luck.
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