Routine treatment

• Pethidine 100 mg (average size adult) and metoclopramide 10 mg IM } IM injection or IV titration 50 mg (preferable)

• Avoid high fluid intake.

• Most cases settle and the patient can go home when pain relief is obtained and an intravenous pyelogram (IVP) arranged for the next day.

• Further pain can be alleviated by indomethacin suppositories but should be limited to two a day.

• An effective alternative treatment is diclofenac 75 mg IM injection then 50 mg (o) tds for 1 week.

Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.

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