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Suppository usage for constipation during Pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i am having bouts of severe constipation
User :   am 2 months pregnant
Doctor :   Ok
User :   my doc has prescribed dulcolax suppositories
User :   plz advice on their usage/dosage?
Doctor :   What is the age
Doctor :   and the weight?
User :   29
User :   52 kgs
Doctor :   You can put one suppository
Doctor :   if it is 20mg
User :   are they safe?
Doctor :   They are safe in pregnancy
Doctor :   since you have taken the doctor consent too
User :   is there any specific time 4 usage...i mean before/after meals?
Doctor :   Before bed
User :   1/ day?
Doctor :   yes it depends
Doctor :   if you do not have any affect
Doctor :   then you may put two packs a night
User :   procedure of usage?
Doctor :   Tear the pack, put the medicine (insert) with the help of a finger

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