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 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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Amitiza (Pro, More...)
generic name: lubiprostone class: chloride channel activators
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5.0
Citrucel (Pro, More...)
generic name: methylcellulose class: laxatives
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8.0
Colace (More...)
generic name: docusate class: laxatives
2 reviews
   
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8.3
Doc-Q-Lace (Pro, More...)
generic name: docusate class: laxatives
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6.0
DSS (More...)
generic name: docusate class: laxatives
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Dulcolax (Pro, More...)
generic name: bisacodyl class: laxatives
31 reviews
   
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6.4
Ex-Lax (More...)
generic name: senna class: laxatives
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10
FiberCon (More...)
generic name: polycarbophil class: laxatives
1 review
   
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9.0
Fleet Enema (More...)
generic name: sodium biphosphate/sodium phosphate class: laxatives
6 reviews
   
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8.6
GlycoLax (More...)
generic name: polyethylene glycol 3350 class: laxatives
1 review
   
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6.5
Konsyl (More...)
generic name: psyllium class: laxatives
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8.5
Linzess (Pro, More...)
generic name: linaclotide class: guanylate cyclase-C agonists
13 reviews
   
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8.5
Metamucil (More...)
generic name: psyllium class: laxatives
2 reviews
   
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9.3
Milk of Magnesia (More...)
generic name: magnesium hydroxide class: antacids, laxatives
3 reviews
   
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8.0
MiraLax (Pro, More...)
generic name: polyethylene glycol 3350 class: laxatives
39 reviews
   
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8.7
Phillips' Milk of Magnesia (More...)
generic name: magnesium hydroxide class: antacids, laxatives
5 reviews
   
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9.1
Senexon (More...)
generic name: senna class: laxatives
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Senna Lax (More...)
generic name: senna class: laxatives
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Senokot (More...)
generic name: senna class: laxatives
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5.4
Surfak (More...)
generic name: docusate class: laxatives
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Synonym(s): Difficulty passing stool; Irregularity of bowels

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