Everyone has at one point or the other suffered from constipation. One can therefore understand the kind of pain that one goes through when having this condition. It’s therefore a good idea to have some medication on hand to make sure that when such happens again to you or people close to you, you have a remedy in hand. However, before buying colon cleansers to treat constipation there are several things you need to keep on mind.
Duration of action
Different products have different time frames within which they work. Many take around 16 to 18 hours to work, while others will require taking the medication for more than a day to work. After you have bought your colon cleanser, it’s always a good idea to take not of how long the drug takes to work. This is because you will need to be ready for this. Usually, when your bowels are loosened sufficiently, it may be hard to hold in the contents of your large intestines, and you would need to get to the loo fast. If the medication indicates that it starts working in say 16 hours, it is wise to take it in such a manner that by the time its effects start showing, you can get to a loo. One good idea would be to take such medication in the morning, so that the medication starts exerting its effects at night when you are home and probably don’t have any commitments.
Different colon cleansers have different prices, just as any other thing in life. However, one thing you should always keep in mind is that a product that costs a lot doesn’t necessarily means that it’s superior to other products in the market. In the same vein, you should always beware of very cheap products, and only buy them after you have certified their quality. This can be done by reading product reviews, consulting your pharmacist or even talking to close friends and relatives who may have used the products before. That said, if you choose a brand and want to get yourself some, you may buy them from online stores as these are usually cheaper than their more traditional counterparts. If this proves to be difficult, you can buy them from chemists or other health shops, but always try to compare prices in different shops and only buy the ones that are cheap for you.
Being medication just like any other, one should always make sure that the colon cleansers they use are of good quality and won’t cause any adverse effects. Once again, this may be done by checking the reputation of the product on online review sites, where other users rate them according to their experience with them.