Using the medications only as needed, Another sure recipe for frustration and failure is to use the stool softener
or bowel stimulant medications only when the child is obviously constipated.
Realizing that stool softeners
, such as DSS or Surfak, are acceptable but ineffective unless used daily, with adequate water intake.
"Even if the patient does nothing, the clots will eventually disappear." Treating the pain and irritation with sitz baths, bulk stool softeners
, and pain medication may be all that's necessary, he says.
INCLUSION CRITERIA: Patient of both gender male and female aged between [greater than or equal to]18 years to [less than or equal to] 60 years, presence of anal fissure for < 6 weeks that has failed with other conservative management like stool softener
, high fibre diet, local lignocaine application.
CitraNatal Rx is a multivitamin/multimineral prescription drug containing a balanced dose of vitamins and minerals, including folic acid, calcium citrate and iron, as well as a stool softener
. CitraNatal DHA provides women with all the prenatal essentials of CitraNatal Rx, but it also includes 250 mg of the plant-based omega 3 ingredient life'sDHA.
This acts as a stool softener
and will help ease the problem.
They include simple options such as bed rest, head elevation, a stool softener
, and avoidance of Valsalva's maneuver and straining.
Also, since morphine paralyzes the gut, I would use a stool softener
, along with hydration.
Wiesel-Levison stresses that the Einstein MS Center tries to "stay away from medications, although sometimes a stool softener
such as Colace can be helpful.
Myth: Docusate is a stool softener
and helps with constipation.
Your doctor may also recommend a fiber supplement or stool softener
to help keep your stools soft and regular.
Patient was given sitz bath twice daily, and syrup lactulose 20 ml twice daily was used as stool softener
. Patients were discharged 24 hours after the procedure if no complications occurred, and were prescribed lactulose 20 ml twice daily until return of normal bowel function and they were stable with stool softeners