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I just spent 3 days in hospital with a broken ankle. After

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I just spent 3 days in hospital with a broken ankle. After all the painkillers & hospital food I am now severely constipated. Before I left hospital yesterday I was given 2 coloxyl tablets. They didn't help except to start me cramping & griping pains. Pharmacist recommended I use an enema...which I did, have now had 2 enemas and just continue to have horrible griping pain & big cramps. What do I do next?. It's the middle of the night & I'm in extreme discomfort.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: I take blood pressure tablets, renagel, panadol osteo,methyl Dopa, & one for prevention of gout.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I am on dialysis, have arthritis
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Muneeb Ali replied 12 months ago.


Welcome to JA and thanks for this question. Im sorry to hear about your symptoms. Can i ask do you have pain on pressing down on the abdomen? Any abdominal distension? Any nausea or vomiting?