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Colace vs. Senokot for Constipation

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Colace

OTC
/ 43,956 posts
Other Names: Stool Softener   Doculax   Correctol   Enemeez   Doc Q Lace

Senokot

OTC
/ 9,201 posts
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 43,956 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 9,201 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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you tried Colace or Senokot?? Those work well.� � I...
Have you tried Colace or Senokot?? Those work well.� � I couldn't help but giggle at your \"behind\" that problem comment.......
the Colace (which is a softener and natural) and it worked...
...and my Dr. suggested Senokot or Colace. I tried the Senokot and it worked by also made me cramp. So I switched to the Colace (which is a softener and natural) and it worked everytime! Once...
arrive... I've been taking colace for a while and it helps...
...alone. Has anyone had any experience with colace? I've tried senokot, which ...calories, and I'm waiting for a package of exlax to arrive... I've been taking colace for a while and it helps bu...
did nothing for me except give me intestinal cramping....
...did nothing for me except give me intestinal cramping...My Dr. reccomended Senokot...
moment. Colace still isn't doing much. I'm not super...
Senekot worked, but wowee it gave me major intestinal cramps. I'm ...moment. Colace still isn't doing much. I'm not super regular anyway. I'm thinking I''m going to take the senekot again...
a.m., lunch and p.m. So far, I haven't had problems. So,...
...chemo, I take Senokot every day along ...So just to not have any problems, I take 1 Senokot in the a.m., ...nite and I take my colace a.m., lunch and p.m. So far, I haven't had problems. So...
now. I've been taking Colace and Senekot, and no luck...
...it's Friday now. I've been taking Colace and Senekot, and no luck yet. I...
am and pm and also senekot in the pm----that combination...
I used colace am and pm and also senekot in the pm----that combination worked very well for me after my...
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 if i...
Colace twice a day but it didn't really help at that poin...
...I had been taking Colace twice a day but it didn't really help at that point. My doctor said to take Senekot and SUCCESS!! Since then I have continued the Colace and have been very...
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