Stool Softener

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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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Does Stool Softener cause Fluid Retention ?

#80 in Stool Softener discussions - 18 posts discuss Fluid Retention with Stool Softener. Fluid Retention is #80 concern in Stool Softener discussions.
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your little one! Start a stool softener now if you havent...
" ...on your little one! Start a stool softener now if you havent already.I ...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... "

rts lol I had bad fluid retention at the start that sort...
" ...really hurts lol I had bad fluid retention at the start that sorted ...you're having trubs going to the toilet get a stool softener don't leave it too late like I have lol...... "

p drinking fluid, take a stool softener with if you are sti...
" I think your abdomen being swollen is some fluid retention. That happens to a lot of girls when they ...bathroom? Keep drinking fluid, take a stool softener with if you are still... "

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... "

ou're taking a stool softener (and I realise this may seem...
" ...wonder if you had constipation-caused fecal incontinence. This happens sometimes in children and in the elderly more commonly, but can occur with others. I got this below from a website.... "

from hurting, I took a stool softener, everyday for a week...
" ...steroids. I think they cause fluid retention, and press on areas of ...gut from hurting, I took a stool softener, everyday for a week after chemo. Zofran really caused GI distress, so I ...fenegren (sp?) I... "

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 ...onco on Monday about the fluid retention.  I'm on a high blood ...told to use Senna or Colace stool softener.   It... "

ve been taken with a stool softener chaser so I hoping ho...
" ...poochey belly thing going 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 use the search function by entering: \"Stool softene...
" ...just recalling Jeff's comments about stool softener. He had left some specific ...one of his postings. You might want to use the search function by entering: \"Stool softener\" and by entering JeffG.... "

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