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Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
2/19/2008 8:55:05 PM

Reviewer: joy, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I did not take two pills a day for a couple of weeks. When I started back. I had no control over bowel movements. Very Watery. messed up sheets in the middle of the night and could not make it to the restroom on time. but it did work instead of taking 25 senokot every other day.

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
2/19/2008 3:14:32 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this medicine for five months (2x day). I had nausea at first and stopped taking it, but my doctor talked me into trying again and making sure I take it with meals. It works great for me except that sometimes I have very loose stools and must be close to a restroom. I have had a couple of "accidents" while away from home. I was taking Fibersure, but it caused extreme b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
2/18/2008 11:29:03 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Headaches, weakness, nausea with occ. results. The side effects outweigh the effectiveness for me. Please write the FDA to make Zelnorm an option for those of us who have so much trouble with this drug..

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
2/17/2008 1:31:36 AM

Reviewer: william, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medication causes my stomach to swell.

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
2/15/2008 7:39:28 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started with 1x day (taken with dinner) and experienced nausea first 3 days. After 5 days went to 2x daily, again nausea for a couple of days. Nausea subsided, and though there was not a big change in BM's after the first 8 days, I felt better overall - less bloating and abdominal pain. But I noticed intermittent chest pains and difficulty taking deep breaths. Temporarily discontinued treatm ... Show Full Comment

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