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alophen Pills

Alophen Pills
Bisacodyl-Oral


Alophen Pills is used to treat constipation or to clean out the intestinal tract before bowel examinations or bowel surgery.

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Avg Consumer Rating 5 out of 5
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alophen Pills
Doxidan, Gentlax, Dulcolax, Laxative, Fleet Bisacodyl, Bisacodyl, Reliable Gentle Laxative, Modane, Bisac-Evac, Gentle Laxative, Dylaxol, Bisacodyl Laxative, Carter S Little Pills, Bisa-Lax, Soba Woman S Laxative, Woman S Laxative, Correct-Tabs, Corrective Women Laxative, Hm Laxative, Bisatrol 5.0, Women S Laxative, Biscolax, Ducodyl

Uses
Alophen Pills is used to treat constipation or to clean out the intestinal tract before bowel examinations or bowel surgery.


Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include persistent diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, muscle cramps, severe weakness, extreme thirst, or dry mouth.

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How To Use
  • Swallow the tablets whole with a full glass of water or juice.
  • Do not crush or chew the tablets.
  • The tablets should work within 6 to 10 hours.
  • Do not take the tablets within one hour of taking any milk or dairy products.
  • Severe stomach cramps and vomiting may occur.
  • Bisacodyl should not be used longer than seven days without consulting your doctor.
  • Prolonged use can lead to laxative dependence.
  • Because Alophen Pills must be swallowed whole, do not give it to a child less than 6 years of age.

Side Effects
  • Alophen Pills may cause stomach ache, cramping, weakness, sweating, irritation of the rectal area, diarrhea, or dizziness.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience: chest pain, fainting, rectal bleeding, lack of a bowel movement (especially after using Alophen Pills).
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • If you have any of the following conditions, do not take bisacodyl without consulting your doctor: severe nausea, vomiting, stomach/intestinal problems, recent abdominal surgery, rectal bleeding, vitamin/mineral deficiencies, appendicitis, gastritis, an allergic reaction to Alophen Pills.
  • Frequent use of laxatives can cause dehydration and loss of essential nutrients.
  • Symptoms can include muscle cramps, muscle weakness or dizziness.
  • Maintain adequate fluid intake while using Alophen Pills.
  • Before using bisacodyl, tell your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • It is not known if bisacodyl is excreted into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose.
  • Do not double the dose.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially of: potassium supplements, antacids, acid blockers (e.g., cimetidine, famotidine, ranitidine), other laxatives.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for alophen Pills
Overall:5 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 54
Location: Colorado
Time Taken: years days

Reason: occsional constipation Date: 2 May 2011
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have used them since 1960s

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