Doctors Lounge - Pharmacy Answers
"The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician."
Forum Name: Pharmacy & Drug Topics
Question: colon cleansers
|hudz - Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:25 pm||
Can you use colon cleansers when you're as young as 14?
|Debbie Miller, RN - Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:03 pm||
I suppose it depends on your reasons for using these and what you are using. Some people do a colon cleanse by fasting or using clear liquids, then following with a restrictive diet. If the nutrients you need are present it may not be a problem, but if it is in the form of an enema, these should be used sparingly in constipation only.
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.