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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of bisacodyl oral.

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Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
1/5/2014 3:26:17 PM

Reviewer: backfixed, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After back surgery while on opiod pain meds, constipation hit pretty hard. A dose of 10 mg was ineffective, increased dose to 15 mg and achieved desired results. Still use for occasional relief, 10 mg dose is iffy, 15 mg always works, if taking at bedtime, be preparred after morning coffee, you won't have much warning.

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
12/14/2012 10:42:16 PM

Reviewer: Stopped Up, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I suppose those for whom this medication works without any complications do not write reviews. But I must say that the medication worked quite well for me. I had to take only 10 mg and waited for about nine hours before having results. Process was normal with no cramps, urgency, nausea, etc. I took the med for about 24 hours (3x10 mg) just to be sure. One last thing about some of the other ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
6/13/2009 4:11:16 AM

Reviewer: marr, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
makes me nauses and bowel movement is little or none.

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
10/30/2008 2:08:05 AM

Reviewer: Mac Chick, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
When I take 2 pills, I get some movement with little to moderate pain in my abdomen. 2 pills don't seem to be enough. When I take 3 pills, I'll usually have a lot of diarrhea and moderate to severe pain that lasts up to 6 hours. Perhaps I'll try taking 2 pills twice a day for a few days. I also take a powdered fiber suppliment daily.

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
1/18/2008 3:02:40 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This does work to help move stools along, but there's usually a good deal of cramping to accompany it. Nothing really awful, but still uncomfortable.

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