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Colace vs. Senokot for Constipation

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Colace

OTC
/ 40,267 posts
Other Names: Stool Softener   Doculax   Correctol   Enemeez   Doc Q Lace

Senokot

OTC
/ 8,617 posts
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 40,267 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 8,617 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Taken For: Constipation
Taken For: Constipation *
Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate or docusate sodium (International Nonproprietary Name, ) – often referred to as DSS, Aerosol OT or AOT – is a common ingredient in consumer products, especially laxatives of the stool softener type. I... Read more on Wikipedia
Senna glycosides or sennosides are a number of anthraquinone derivatives useful as a laxative. They are Dimer (chemistry)ic glycosides named after their abundant occurrence in plants of the genus Senna (genus).Senna is on the World Health Organ... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Colace vs. Senokot

793 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
put me on Senokot post op. I was advised to switch to colace...
...of consitpation. They put me on Senokot post op. I was advised to switch to colace which can be less ...the donut. I am so sleep deprived from the pain. I do have an appt to see a colorectal sur...
switching from the Colace to the Senokot twice a day. My...
...prescribed the GaviLyte.  Needless to say I've been 'tied up' for several hours!   YIKES..they were right - I was sooooo full of it! LOL! They also recommended switching from the Colace to the...
next laxative step up from the senokot/colace regimen. It...
David2, Lactulose is the next laxative step up from the senokot/colace regimen. It seems to work fairly well. I'd never heard of it either before the MO suggested it. Gordon has had his 3rd and last...
do fiber supplements. I was advised to try Senekot S as...
...neither do fiber supplements. I was advised to try Senekot S as opposed to regular Senekot or PeriColace as opposed to regular Colace because they both...
to have very bad gas pains. So, I've changed to a Senokot...
...had the same problem with pain with bowel movements, ...I was taking Colace, and it was helping with the regularity, but was causing me to have very bad gas pains. So, I've changed to a Senokot...
take colace daily and it helps and have taken senokot on a...
I take colace daily and it helps and have taken senokot on a few occasions and it works well too. I was told not to take ot daily tho... only...
on chemo I didn't regularly take this and I had constipation...
...take Senokot ...my colace a.m., lunch and p.m. So far, I haven't had problems. So, ...also takes Senokot. In the past when I was on chemo I didn't regularly take this and I had constipatio...
recommended post pregnancy and post vsg. I was told it works...
...Colace was recommended post pregnancy and post vsg. I was told it works best when taken ...by both hospitals. I was also told to take Senna/Senokot at night. Two...
Colace and I used that.  It worked like a charm.Please...
... check with your PS about using something to help you if that happens.  In the US, we have 2 excellent OTC meds for it: Colace and Senekot.  I've always used Senekot in the past but my PS...
and i have to take colace or senekot. it's natural and...
...day.... stay off the scale if you can. every so often I find that i can't \"go\" and i have to take colace or senekot. it's natural and it helps... I feel lighter afterwards even if i'm...
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