... Did your doctor say that you are constipated? I may be incorrect, but I believe Bisacodyl is what is prescribed when you are going to have a colonoscopy- in other words, it is for a bowel prep? And I do believe it says not to take for more than a few days. (36 replies)
... Okay, that makes sense because a colonoscopy requires a full bowel prep. ... (36 replies)
... ARe you having a colonoscopy or an endoscopy? ... (36 replies)
... I had a colonoscopy at 54 and it took a 2 day prep to be cleaned out. I've tried fiber laxatives, magnesium, etc and they just build up for days and then I have diarrhea. ... (2 replies)
... Oh wow, by now you're probably at the doctor's. I hope you were able to finish the prep and had the c-scope.
All the preps cause burning of the anus from going so many times...I usually hop into the tub and use a hand shower to relieve some of the burning...then apply a hydrocortisone cream.
How are you doing?
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... I am really in a lot of pain!! Does anyone have any advice on how to stop it? ... (2 replies)
... Hi everyone. I'm having a colonoscopy tomorrow and I'm dealing with the prep now. I was supposed to do the GoLytly prep but it made me nauseous and I couldn't drink it, so they switched me to magnesium citrate. I barely got that down. ... (2 replies)
... on Friday morning. It's a rush appointment that was scheduled by the ER so I haven't had a chance to meet the doctor ... all I have is a form telling me what prep to use and what to eat the day before. ... (0 replies)
... The Dr who did your procedure should send a report to your own G.P. He should then advice you what to take if anything. ... (23 replies)
... Hello, I'm new here. Been having some weird symptoms so getting colonoscopy (my first). My doc prescribed the moviego or whatever it's called. I've read that it's easier to do a Mirilax/ducolox purge though because it's easier to get down. Do I have to do the one my doctor prescribed? There are detailed instructions on the mirliax one from reputable places so I know how... (2 replies)
... hi, im looking for advice or anything really. i was due a colonoscopy monday just gone, took the bowel prep of 4 dulcolac and 2 sachets of picolax, but at 9pm sunday night had to go to a and e with severe pain, vommiting, not opened my bowels at all. ... (0 replies)
... I would love some advice on this. ... (13 replies)
... By the way a good tip.... Eat lightly a few days before your prep day. This will aid you in cleansing out your system. It has helped me to only have to drink half of the prep. Did you get Ducolax as well ? ... (11 replies)
... Im wondering if anyone could give me some advice. I started my prep this morning at 8.30 using picolax and within the hour it was all systems go. ... (0 replies)
... One colonoscopy prep allows you to drink clear fruit juices and clear chicken or beef broth. Don't you think you could get through one day of that? ... (3 replies)
... Hiya, I cant really tell you what it is, but from my experience from the bowel prep all sorts of strange things come out. ... (1 replies)
... I am preparing for a colonoscopy tomorrow and am sitting on the toilet every 10 mins which is fun. ... (1 replies)
... This prep has been very tolerable for me. ... (1 replies)
... thanks both. david I will take your advice and put it in orange juice and also suck it through a straw as a neighbour advised to stop it touching the taste buds. How much liquid did you drink ? ... (11 replies)
... I am due colonoscopy on 5th Dec and have just received my prep from hospital. I have heard some bad stories about fleet prep and would just like to hear from people who have used it or advice on what to do to lesson bad effects. ... (11 replies)