help re: constipation - need recipe!

  1. 0 Hello ya'll! I'm at work right now and could use some help. I have a pt who has not had a "good" BM in about a week. I remember reading on here someone's recipe for something to help with that. If I recall it has prune juice and sprite and soemthing else in it. Does anybody know what it is? 'Cause I think it would be really helpful to my pt. thanks!
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  4. Visit  GingerSue} profile page
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    why the sprite?
  5. Visit  Wise Woman RN} profile page
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    1 cup all bran
    1 cup applesauce
    1/2 cup prune juice
    Cinnamon and/or nutmeg to taste... Mix it up, put it in the refrigerator. I makes a kind of pudding. We used to give a med cup of it for each patient daily.
    Hope this helps.
  6. Visit  Mulan} profile page
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    half prune juice and half 7-up warmed, is an old recipe good for gas and bm, guess sprite would probably be the same difference
  7. Visit  KJRN79} profile page
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    :smilecoffeecup: We used to warm up 4 oz prune juice, put in 1/2-1 teas lemon juice and sugar to sweeten to taste. If my memory serves me right it worked EVERY time! (Postpartum moms, anyway!)
  8. Visit  TravelingirlRN} profile page
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    We used to use warm prune juice and MOM mixed. Tastes bad but works well.
  9. Visit  annmariern} profile page
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    30 of mom, 40z any carbonated drink, 4 0z prune juice. or 1 dulcolax supp.
    seems to work most of the time
  10. Visit  Balder_LPN} profile page
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    Quote from miko014
    Hello ya'll! I'm at work right now and could use some help. I have a pt who has not had a "good" BM in about a week. I remember reading on here someone's recipe for something to help with that. If I recall it has prune juice and sprite and soemthing else in it. Does anybody know what it is? 'Cause I think it would be really helpful to my pt. thanks!
    http://allnurses.com/forums/f25/cons...dy-42812.html?

    http://allnurses.com/forums/f8/constipation-19458.html

    http://allnurses.com/forums/f8/constipation-tricks-125389-2.html?
  11. Visit  TracyB,RN} profile page
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    I've seen warm prune juice do the trick many times...not too appetizing, but most stuff isn't...
  12. Visit  Ginger35} profile page
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    This recipe we call "the bomb"

    warm prune juice
    1 tablespoon melted butter
    MOM

    -Usually see results by the next day
  13. Visit  Ginger35} profile page
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    PS - we put the butter in the prune juice to melt followed by the MOM
  14. Visit  ben123} profile page
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    I eat cream of wheat almost every morning and the next day when I go it is like giving birth. Since you said he has not gone in 1 week I reccomend the 4 oz of prune juice warmed ( I don't know why warm but it works real good) If not u might have to get an order for an enema or disimpation.
  15. Visit  Kiwinurse1} profile page
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    In New Zealand here we use stewed prunes with kiwifruit pureed in it. Also a product called kiwicrush which the pt.s drink. It usually works very well. We have it in the fridge on the ward all the time. Great stuff.


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