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Laxatives For Constipation

Trulance™ (plecanatide) 3 mg tablets is a prescription medicine used in adults to treat a type of constipation called chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC). “Idiopathic” means the cause of the constipation is unknown. It is not known if Trulance is safe and effective in children less than 18 years of age. Do not give Trulance to children who are less than 6 years of age. It may harm them. You should not give Trulance to children 6 years to less than 18 years of age. It may harm them. Do not take Trulance if a doctor has told you that you have a bowel blockage (intestinal obstruction). If you have any other medical conditions. If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if Trulance will harm your unborn baby. If you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if Trulance passes into your breast milk. Talk with your doctor about the best way to feed your baby if you take Trulance. About all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Diarrhea is the most common side effect and can sometimes be severe. Diarrhea often begins within the first 4 weeks of Trulance treatment. S Continue reading >>

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  1. eat2live

    Hi friends,
    well like most of us after being told we have diabetes, all my diet has changed, i eat plenty of veggies, try a and remember to drink plenty! usually when i have headaches
    i am on slimming world diet, and although i try not to eat much potatoes and pasta etc, i do eat plenty of meat with my meals, something i really didnt have before,
    now alls going well, i have lost 22lbs, i swim and excersice, have salads most days, but!!
    although its embarrassing to talk about, i keep suffering from cosnstipation, i get griping pains most days , feel like i need to go to the loo but when i go i am compacted,
    to be honest i am worrying if its something more serious
    i have tried dulcolax before and although they work they give me bad tummy ache...and 1 doesnt do anything!!
    this week i have been eating in small doses, dried prunes and dried figs, drank lots of water..still nothing....oh i can go but a lot of straining (sorry)
    this all started when i was dx 3 months ago, i am thinking of trying dulcoease as its spose to soften things up,
    i really dont want to go the GP just yet without givening everything a try,
    has anyone else suffered this? if so what helped?
    i have read that eating meat can give you constipation along with other foods
    sorry to be blunt about it, but i am getting desperate!! plus, i guess lactolose is out of the Q with me being type 2 diabetes...i am on diet only..any helped will be gratefully recieved
    thank you x

  2. Robster65

    Hi eat2live.
    Firstly, congrats on losing the weight.
    My advice would be to drink lots of water (couple of litres) and try senokot. There is a double strength one if you are still struggling.
    You could also try going for a long walk to ease things a bit. Have you dried prunes in juice rather than dried ? The fruit juice may help.

  3. Robster65

    ANother thought. If your BGs are still running a bit high, you'll be dehydrating at a faster rate. That will always cause problems (been there, got the T-shirt )

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