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Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
7/31/2014 9:41:31 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Within one hour of starting medication I had a headache. An hour later, I had reactive airways which did NOT improve in 1-3 hours. My breathing worsened over a 24 hour period, which resulted in needing an Epi pen & high dose of steroids. Not sure exactly what ingredient (active or otherwise) caused this but stopped taking it immediately. I may have difficulty with this classification of me ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
6/29/2014 6:55:01 AM

Reviewer: Sweetie pie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Very nausea

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
5/31/2014 9:28:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a Similiar reaction as another reviewer. Day 1 I took 2 doses at 24 mcg. After the 2nd dose I started having extreme emotional feelings and mental thoughts I have never had before. I cried hysterically and uncontrollably. I was overcome with depression and had suicidal thoughts. I just made the connection between my experience and the medication by reading that one persons review. I was also ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
5/2/2014 7:59:00 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Been on it for 4 days twice a day and still nothing but a few hard pellets.Makes me nauseated and feeling tired and dizzy . I will stop taking it and deal with constipation another way.The price of this it should work like a dream but nope it don't...

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
4/29/2014 3:38:05 PM

Reviewer: Pat, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Have had chest/breathing pains 2 hours after taking medicine.

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