Stool Softener is taken for: Constipation Bloating

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Taken for: Constipation, Bloating
Method of use: Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode: OTC
Laxatives (purgatives, aperients) are foods, compounds, or drugs taken to induce bowel movements or to loosen the Feces, ...
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Stool Softener for Constipation
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Does Stool Softener cause Fluid Retention ?

#79 in Stool Softener discussions - 18 posts discuss Fluid Retention with Stool Softener. Fluid Retention is #79 concern in Stool Softener discussions.
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your little one! Start a stool softener now if you havent...
" ...your little one! Start a stool softener now if you havent ...to. I took generic colace to help with the constipation and going etc. I had quite a bit of fluid retention too and you will begin... "

hurts lol I had bad fluid retention at the start that...
" ...& lowering creases it really hurts lol I had bad fluid retention at the start that sorted itself out, but if ...to the toilet get a stool softener don't leave it too late... "

Keep drinking fluid, take a stool softener with if you are...
" ...abdomen being swollen is some fluid retention. That happens to a lot ...fluid? Going to the bathroom? Keep drinking fluid, take a stool softener with if you are still taking pain meds to... "

of water and taking a stool softener is a good idea too,...
" No worries hon, it's just fluid retention and normal. The pain meds can cause some constipation ...Be sure to drink lots of water and taking a stool softener is a good idea too, some docs will even... "

Many of us take a stool softener with each pain pill...
" ...cheese.? Many of us take a stool softener with each pain pill because they are so constipating.? The drains are usually ...of fluids to flush out fluid retention and lots of protein for... "

ensure you're taking a stool softener (and I realise this...
" ...the hard stool and may leak out around the hard stool, leading to fecal incontinence. An important way to manage this then is to ensure you are regular so you don't have this swing between har... "

from hurting, I took a stool softener, everyday for a week...
" ...think they cause fluid retention, and press on ...from hurting, I took a stool softener, everyday for a week after chemo. Zofran really caused GI distress, so ...(sp?) I also take Ativan once... "

fluid retention is a side effect of Taxotere. Try to...
" VVH-Unfortunately, fluid retention is a side effect of Taxotere.Try to keep the salt ...on Monday about the fluid retention. I'm on a high ...to use Senna or Colace stool softener. It may t... "

have been taken with a stool softener chaser so I hoping...
" ...on. No doubt it is fluid retention. It better than it was yesterday. All the pain meds have been taken with a stool softener chaser so I hoping hot to have any problems... "

to use the search function by entering: \"Stool softene...
" ...recalling Jeff's comments about stool softener. He had left some ...one of his postings. You might want to use the search function by entering: \"Stool softener\" and by entering JeffG.... "

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