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 Hair Loss ?

#19 in Stool Softener discussions - 110 posts discuss Hair Loss with Stool Softener. Hair Loss is #19 concern in Stool Softener discussions.
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Susan
Stool softener made my hair fall out
Dr prescribed 2 stool softener daily and said it would take about a year to start having regular bowel moments. I was slow to realize it was making my hair fall out by the hand full. Had blood test to check thyroid and other hormones every thing was normal. One day it dawned on me that my hair problem started about two weeks into taking the pills. Been off for three days now and hair has slowed down from falling out. Has any one had this problem and do you think my hair will start to grow back

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all my hair then.Kristin09 - Thanks for the stool softener w...
" ...told me 80% chance of losing hair because when I had ACT and lost all my hair then. Kristin09 - Thanks for the stool softener warning... Tx ladies... off to... "

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fatigue. I did take stool softener and miralax all the...
" ...result, shrinkage, no mets. My hair fell out beginning in week four or ...the sequence I started experiencing fatigue. I did take stool softener and miralax all the way... "

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took stool softener once but just ate a good diet af...
" Lynn - Can't answer your question about hair loss but wanted to bump this ...to the top. Bowels get a little cranky after surgery. I took stool softener once but just ate a good diet after... "

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efore, day of & the day after. I did get some joint pain...
" Dear Adrienne, I was on high dose taxotere for 9 months. I ...a hard chemo at all. i lost my hair but it grew back very ...& tell everyone to take a stool softener the day before, day of & the day after. I... "

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begun. i took 3 senolac w/stool softener last night and no...
" Sadly, my hair loss has begun. I cried when I washed my hair and saw the hair loss begin. I believe healthy fat ...loss has begun. i took 3 senolac w/stool softener last night and nothing... "

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o remember is take a stool softener the day before chemo, t...
" Hi Bonnie, I was on Taxotere & Carbo. My hair started falling out 2 ...quite a lot. ALL my hair fell out. No shaving anything for about ...thing to remember is take a stool softener the day before chemo, the... "

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hot flashes again. Also I noticed my hair is falling out...
" ...bowel movements by using stool softener. Even though I've been through menopause for 6 yrs, I have been experiencing hot flashes again. Also I noticed my hair is falling out, not severely but... "

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I have joined the hair loss club!!! I\"m not ha...
" ...but I take a stool softener 3X a week to help and that seems to be effective most of the time. I have joined the hair loss club!!! I\"m not happy about it either. This has happened to me in... "

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and I didn't take a stool softener until 3 days after...
" ...me, a big issue has been stomach problems; the first time around I had bad constipation and I didn't take a stool softener until 3 days after the ...so they knew once my hair was falling out I was going... "

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