Laxatives

By | March 22, 2015

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Chapter 26 Laxatives and Antidiarrheals Laxative Classifications Stimulant Saline Bulk-forming Lubricant Stool softeners Suppositories Lactulose Enemas Stimulant Laxatives Action Chemical irritation Increase motility of the GI tract Increase secretion of water into large and small intestine

Can I Quit Laxatives “Cold Turkey”? The laxative habit cannot be kicked "cold turkey" without serious health risks. If you think you are dependant on

Page 3 Do not give laxatives and stool softeners to children under 6 years old unless you talk to your doctor. You should not use a laxative for longer than 1 week unless your doctor

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Using laxatives when you do not have constipation, with the intention of trying to lose weight can cause medical complications. These depend on several factors, including the type of

Laxatives vs. Cathartics • Refers to drug effect rather than to the drug itself because the drug effect varies with dose. • Laxative effect: a soft but formed stool

Laxatives are grouped into the following categories:7 Bulk-forming: An agent that increases bulk volume and water content of the stool, which then promotes bowel movement. Carbon dioxide-releasing: A suppository agent that contains ingredients that release

Most IC patients need to use laxatives such as milk of magnesia, magnesium citrate, or lactulose/Duphalac. These laxative agents are safe and not ‘habit- The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is the only non-profit health association

• If you have been taking laxatives for a short time or in small quantities, you may be able to stop taking laxatives at once. It may be helpful to throw away any supplies

Classes of laxatives Class of Agent Examples Time to effect Bulking Agents Unprocessed bran 2–3 days Soluble fibres (mucilaginous laxatives) Psyllium (Konsyl D, Mucilax, metamucil)

Drug Information Table Stimulant laxatives – bisacodyl (Dulcolax) Therapeutic Use Administration • Constipation from opioid use or from slow intestinal transit

Laxatives will prevent straining until the episiotomy heals. Bulk-forming laxatives can provide relief of diarrhea for clients who have IBS. Use laxatives for bowel cleansing

Prophylactic laxatives to prevent and treat constipation in patients with cancer are reviewed. Paul Gauguin.Making Merry,1892. Oil on canvas. From the Department of Pharmacy, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, Florida.

CONSTIPATION A Guide for Women 1. What is constipation? 2. Who gets constipated? 3. What causes constipation? Self-treatment of constipation with over-the-counter laxatives is by far the most common aid. Around $725 million is spent on laxative products each year

Laxative Diet . The . Colorectal Center. at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center recommends the following . for children seeking a laxative diet.

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