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DrRussMd, Board certified internist
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Can osmolax irritate the bladder? I was advised by the

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Can osmolax irritate the bladder? I was advised by the hospital nurses to take treble the dosage of osmolax to fix a serious bowel problem possibly caused by peripheral neuropathy connected with my multiple myeloma. I just cannot force anything out of my bowels, no strength, hence the increase in the dosage. The result is extreme irritation of the bladder, almost immediately. I also concurrently have a bladder irritation problem but it is now ten times worse. I have been drinking a lot of water but there is no improvement.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


By altering gut flora, this medicine can predispose more to urinary or bladder infection.

The side effects are GI.

You need to go have an exam and urinalysis.

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Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


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