Constipation Medications

Definition of Constipation:

Constipation refers to infrequent or hard stools, or difficulty passing stools. More specifically, constipation may involve pain during the passage of a bowel movement, the inability to pass a bowel movement after straining or pushing for more than 10 minutes, or no bowel movements after more than 3 days.

Drugs (by generic name) associated with Constipation

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Constipation. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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magnesium citrate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: laxatives
23 reviews
   
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9.5
magnesium oxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: minerals and electrolytes
5 reviews
   
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9.5
sodium biphosphate / sodium phosphate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: laxatives
10 reviews
   
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9.0
polycarbophil systemic (More...)
class: laxatives
1 review
   
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9.0
polyethylene glycol 3350 systemic (Pro, More...)
class: laxatives
49 reviews
   
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8.7
glycerin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: laxatives
3 reviews
   
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8.7
psyllium systemic (More...)
class: laxatives
2 reviews
   
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8.7
magnesium hydroxide systemic (More...)
class: antacids, laxatives
8 reviews
   
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8.5
linaclotide systemic (More...)
class: guanylate cyclase-C agonists
11 reviews
   
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8.4
methylcellulose systemic (Pro, More...)
class: laxatives
3 reviews
   
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7.8
docusate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: laxatives
6 reviews
   
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7.7
bisacodyl systemic (Pro, More...)
class: laxatives
57 reviews
   
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7.0
senna systemic (Pro, More...)
class: laxatives
9 reviews
   
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6.5
lubiprostone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: chloride channel activators
0 reviews
   
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5.0
calcium carbonate / psyllium systemic (More...)
class:
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sorbitol systemic (More...)
class: laxatives
0 reviewsNot rated
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flax systemic (More...)
class: herbal products
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barberry systemic (More...)
class: herbal products
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potassium phosphate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: minerals and electrolytes
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cascara sagrada systemic (Pro, More...)
class: laxatives
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Synonym(s): Difficulty passing stool; Irregularity of bowels

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