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    Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
    2/5/2016 8:57:57 PM

    Reviewer: Edot90, 25-34 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Took as directed and drank fluids and it made me so dehydrated I needed IV fluids. My heart rate was elevated. I was dizzy. I felt like I was going to pass out or black out at any moment. Worst experience of my life. I spent my day off in the bathroom. Then getting IV fluids. I was so nauseated I couldn't eat. And now 24 hrs after taking it I still have bad abdominal pain awful medication. Sho ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
    10/18/2015 9:34:14 PM

    Reviewer: Pathen, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I took one pill, exactly as directed. A few hours later, I was weak, sweating, having severe, very painful cramps, and sitting on the toilet vomiting into a trash can. These symptoms lasted for several hours. The weak feeling and watery bowels lasted for a couple days. Do not take, there is nothing gentle about this product.

    Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
    7/16/2015 7:21:43 PM

    Reviewer: Robinh24967, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Took 2 pills around 8pm and almost immediately felt extreme dehydration and weakness. I went to bed and woke up around 6am with the worst stomach cramps I have ever had in my life. I managed to get myself to the bathroom where I sat for almost 30 minutes doubled over in pain before I had a bowel movement. The entire time I was back and forth thinking I was going to vomit. I thought maybe that was ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
    4/28/2015 10:20:29 AM

    Reviewer: DNMBronx, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    As per the package directions, I took two tablets three hours ago (thinking that it would kick in when I got home from work). I just got up off of the floor of my office, where I was waiting for the pain to subside. "Gentle" is probably not the appropriate adjective to describe the way Correctol works.

    Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
    3/23/2015 8:25:48 PM

    Reviewer: suzc, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    good god. i shouldve read the side effects first. abdominal discomfort? check . cramping? check. fainting? check! i have ibs. i rarely go #2. once.. maybe twice a week. ive been disgustingly bloated as a side effect so i tried 1 correctol yesterday at 6pm hoping for an easy bowel movement. all night i kept complaining about my stomach feeling odd.. uneasy. it grumbled all night. fast forward to ... Show Full Comment

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