Enemeez (docusate stool softener laxative) is an enema used for the occasional relief of constipation. It comes is a small single-dose tube for insertion into the rectum. Enema stool softeners work rapidly by actively introducing liquid into the stool, easing bowel movements.
Constipation is the most common symptom of bowel dysfunction in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), since the disease can interrupt the brain’s communication signaling when it is time for a bowel movement.
Physicians advise MS patients’ diet should include a high fiber (from fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grain breads and cereals), combined with plenty of fluids (six to eight glasses of water daily), while trying to maintain an active life. This could all help establish a regular bowel movement schedule. There are a number of gentle laxatives that are available over-the-counter.
Enemeez contains a dose of 283 mg of docusate sodium. It is a non-irritating formula that provides results typically within two to 15 minutes.
Possible side effects of Enemeez enema include anal irritation, diarrhea, gas, nausea, stomach cramps.
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