Medical

Have medical questions? Ask a doctor online!

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

This answer was rated:

I started taking taltz for psorasis, one injection to date,

I started taking taltz for...
I started taking taltz for psorasis , one injection to date, I have not noticed any improvement yet. I have been taking laxatives for constipation , can this interfere with the absorption of medication?
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Medical Question
Answered in 12 minutes by:
3/15/2018
Dr Stan
Dr Stan, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 3,498
Experience: Physician at Stanley L Simpson, DO
Verified

Hello, my name is***** am US trained, Board Certified with 30 years of patient experience. Please allow me a moment to review your question.

Ask Your Own Medical Question

I'm sorry that you need medication for Psoriasis. A laxative will not interferes with the absorption of Taltz. As far as the effect of the medication, it is not immediate and usually takes 3-4 months to get a good result.

I hope I have addressed your concerns. Have I?

Thank you for allowing me to provide assistance.

I am available to answer any additional questions you may have.

I hope your medical problem(s) are resolved soon and you feel better. I sincerely ***** ***** I have helped you and that I have earned your 5 star rating today.

Please remember to rate my service by selecting the 5 stars at the top of the screen ( rating me now does not close your question). We can continue here until you are satisfied, simply use the reply box and let me know. Thank you.

Dr Stan
Dr Stan, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 3,498
Experience: Physician at Stanley L Simpson, DO
Verified
Dr Stan and 87 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a doctorLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dr Stan Your Own Question
Dr Stan
Dr Stan
Dr Stan, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 3,498
3,498 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Physician at Stanley L Simpson, DO

Dr Stan is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Family Physician

Family Physician

Doctor

2,592 satisfied customers

Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Dr. Ketch

Dr. Ketch

Board Certified Physician

76 satisfied customers

Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University

DrRussMD

DrRussMD

Board Certified Physician

51,788 satisfied customers

Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.

Dr. David

Dr. David

Board Certified Physician

224 satisfied customers

Treat children/young adults, former chief resident, multiple publications

Dr. D. Love

Dr. D. Love

Doctor

18,060 satisfied customers

Family Physician for 10 years; Hospital Medical Director for 10 years.

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Doctor

16,284 satisfied customers

20 yrs. in practice, including surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Doctor

14,060 satisfied customers

MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist

< Previous | Next >

Related Medical Questions
Stabbing pain in lower left ribs and abdomen. It began in
Stabbing pain in lower left ribs and abdomen. JA: When did the pain begin? Have you used any medication for it? Customer: it began in january and ibuprofen JA: Have you seen a doctor about the pain? C… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,217 satisfied customers
I started taking taltz for psorasis yesterday via injection.
I started taking taltz for psorasis yesterday via injection . I have a headache and sinus congestion . Can it be related to the new medication?… read more
Dr SS
Dr SS
Doctoral Degree
12,327 satisfied customers
Could a beta blocker interfere with the absorption of
Could a beta blocker interfere with the absorption of prednisone. … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,217 satisfied customers
My father has been taking oxycotin for about 3 days and is
My father has been taking oxycotin for about 3 days and is constipated but the laxative they ordered wont be in until Monday . Can you recommend what to do ? … read more
Dr. D. Love
Dr. D. Love
Doctor
Doctoral Degree
18,060 satisfied customers
I suffer from chronic constipation. Will Triphala help. I
i suffer from chronic constipation. Will Triphala help. I also take Plavix every morning. Would they interfere with each other … read more
Richard Han
Richard Han
Pediatrician
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,123 satisfied customers
I have a question concerning chronic constipation, I have
HI,I have a question concerning chronic constipation … read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Doctor
1,148 satisfied customers
I'm constipated and have been so for about a week. I've
I'm constipated and have been so for about a week. I've taken miralax a few times and have had a bowel movement everyday but I don't feel that I have had a complete one yet. I've been drinking plenty … read more
wieyedoc
wieyedoc
Ophthalmologist & Retina Specialist
Doctoral Degree
975 satisfied customers
Sugar & bread give me gas & constipation. This has been
Sugar & bread give me gas & constipation. This has been going on for several years. I'm lactose intolerant & have IBS. I've had two cat scans and was told my intestines are packed with fesses. I was o… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,217 satisfied customers
I am currently taking Zetonna, Atorvastatin Calcioum,
I am currently taking Zetonna, Atorvastatin Calcioum, Verapamil SR, Symbicort, Zyrtec, Baby aspirin, Advair, Spiriva and Vitamin D3 and chlordiazepoxide since Friday. I have not had a bowl movement in… read more
evo103179
evo103179
Physician
Doctoral Degree
513 satisfied customers
I started taking Metamucil 3 tablespoons daily for
I started taking Metamucil 3 tablespoons daily for cholesterol, still taking Levothyroxine .125mcg for hypothyroidism, and Fruits of the World 1 ounce daily for energy and overall well being. I would … read more
Family Physician
Family Physician
Doctor
Doctoral Degree
2,592 satisfied customers
My husband has been complaining of rectal itching and pain
My husband has been complaining of rectal itching and pain when passing bowel movements. he refusing to get it check so I am hoping for some advice on possible causes and treatments. The pain is only … read more
Dr. Tharun
Dr. Tharun
Senior Registrar Dept of Urology
Pursuing Masters
1,886 satisfied customers
Does term use of laxative cause any problems (other than
Does long term use of laxative cause any problems (other than dependency)? My friend is going in for surgery on a prolapsed bowel, and I know she's been abusing laxatives. Coud this have been the star… read more
Dr SS
Dr SS
Doctoral Degree
12,327 satisfied customers
I have taken 2 litres (2 sachets) of colonlytly for really
I have taken 2 litres (2 sachets) of colonlytly for really bad constipation and 4 hours after commencing the fluid i have not had a bowel action. i do not have any nausea/vomiting and have just a few … read more
Dr. Haroon Iqbal
Dr. Haroon Iqbal
Medical Officer
Bachelor's Degree
1,522 satisfied customers
I started taking Trinessa as Birth control for the last 3
I started taking Trinessa as Birth control for the last 3 weeks. I am not sure if it is the cause but I have been very constipated since. I have had a few very small bowl movements but not nearly enou… read more
Dr.K.S.Dastoor
Dr.K.S.Dastoor
Surgical Registrar
Master\u0027s Degree
931 satisfied customers
I've always had problems with bowel movements so when I
I've always had problems with bowel movements so when I hadn't gone in over a week (which is not uncommon in my family) I took Restoralax for three days, then I took a laxative for three days. Finally… read more
Dr. D. Love
Dr. D. Love
Doctor
Doctoral Degree
18,060 satisfied customers
I am 39 year old female with a gastric by-pass done 11 years
I am 39 year old female with a gastric by-pass done 11 years ago. My height is 5'4 and weight 124 lbs. My hemoglobin came out to 10.2 and the doctor recommended I take ferrous sulfate 325 mg twice a d… read more
Dr. Tharun
Dr. Tharun
Senior Registrar Dept of Urology
Pursuing Masters
1,886 satisfied customers
For periodic constipation, can you recommend the most
For periodic constipation, can you recommend the most effective OTC laxative product(s)? Also, when do I need to move from diet and exercise modifications to treatment for this condition?… read more
DOCDEV
DOCDEV
CARDIAC ANAESTHESIOLOGIST
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,358 satisfied customers
I injured my back back in April. I have been taking Norco
I injured my back back in April. I have been taking Norco (hydrocodone APAP) and neurontin (gabapenten) for about a month. I exercise every day and have not changed my regular eating habits. However, … read more
Dr. Ketch
Dr. Ketch
Board Certified Physician
MD, Medical Doctor
76 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x