osmoprep-how long until it kicks in?

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   Posted 8/22/2007 4:23 PM (GMT -6)   
I finished my tablets at 3:30 and I've only gone to the bathroom twice.  Is this normal?  What should I be expecting?
30year old female
CD of Terminal Illeum and Rectum Diagnosed 12/04
Current Meds: Pentasa,Entocort,Canasa Suppositories,Protonix

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   Posted 8/22/2007 6:26 PM (GMT -6)   
When I used mine they kicked in at bedtime...no sleep for me that night. The scope I had this past time with the visocol tabs they had me start much earlier in the day this way I was able to sleep. Eventually what comes out will be prettymuch bile. The frequency at which you go depends on your bowel habits with out the prep meds (I always had C) as well as meals you have eaten yesterday and the amount you ate.
Dx with Crohn's 1987, symptoms as early as 1984.
Temp iliostomy February 2007, reversed June 2007, Ovarian cysts, migraines, allergies (incl food allergies) , oral allergy syndrome (diff than true food allergies), Asthma, Gall Bladder removed 1999, Inguenal hernia 1987

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