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Drugs for Treatment of Constipation

Are you searching for medications to treat 'Constipation'? Welcome to this page which serves as an archive for medications that are relevant to the treatment of Constipation. The page includes both the generic and brand names and can serve as an invaluable resource for healthcare professionals and individuals who wish to get an insight on different medication options.
Click on a medication below to view details including brand names, prices, dosages, side effects, and administration guidelines.
A FAQ section has been added for each medication, addressing popular customer inquiries that provides a deeper insight into its use for Constipation management.
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Constipation

Constipation, or difficulty passing stool, is a common digestive complaint and is a symptom of gastrointestinal abnormalities and preventing constipation is done by treating underlying disease.

Brand Names and Generic Names of Drugs for Treatment of Constipation

Bisacodyl



Bisacodyl is a stimulant laxative, prescribed for constipation.

Trade Names :
DavaIndia Bisacodyl 5mg Tablet | Bisacodyl | Bisacodyl -5 | Bidlax -5 | Bisacodyl | Julax - M | Saflax | Bo Lax | Swilax | Orcolax
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Docusate



Docusate is a stool softener, prescribed for constipation.

Trade Names :
Doslax | Cellubril (60 ml) | Otosoft | Laxicon Enema | Iross | Smuth | Swift | Laxatin | Endos | Zibifol V
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Eluxadoline



Eluxadoline is a drug that is prescribed for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea.

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Glucomannan



Glucomannan is a dietary fiber, prescribed for constipation, type 2 diabetes, and weight loss.

Trade Names :
Dietmann (500mg) | Dietmann Flapowder (1.2gm) | Dietmann Flapowd
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Lactulose



Lactulose is a purgative and laxative, prescribed for chronic constipation.

Trade Names :
Actual | Agilax | Agrolac | Agrolac (200 ml) | Bowelac | Bowelac (200ml) | Bowlease | Bulky | Concure | Concure Soln 200ml
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Lubiprostone



Lubiprostone is a chloride channel activator, prescribed for chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome.

Trade Names :
Lubilax (8mg) | Lubowel (8mg) | Lubilax (24mg) | Lubowel (24mg)
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Magnesium Sulphate



Magnesium sulphate is used to treat several conditions which include: Magnesium deficiency , Constipation and preparation of the bowel before surgical procedures and colonoscopy for its laxative action which it brings about by increasing the water content of the intestines and stimulating intestinal movement.

Trade Names :
PMS-Care (150mg/100IU/ 50mg/1mg/1.2mg/ 10mg/10mg/ 1mg/100mcg/ 50mcg/3mg) | M-Cal 250 | M-Cal 500 | Anvital | Calbory | Cyltabs | Fortberry | Heal Thrich | L-Bex Forte | Minvit
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Methylnaltrexone Bromide



Methylnaltrexone Bromide is a mu-opioid receptor antagonist, prescribed for constipation caused by opioid medicines.

Naldemedine



Naldemedine is prescribed for relieving constipation induced by opioid pain medications

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Naloxegol



Naloxegol tablets are used for treating constipation caused by opioids in adults with pain which is not related to cancer

Pinaverium



Pinaverium is a spasmolytic agent used for functional gastrointestinal disorders.

Plecanatide



• Plecanatide is an amino acid peptide which is prescribed for treating chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) in adults

Prucalopride



Prucalopride is a serotonin agonist (acts like serotonin in our body), used for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) in adults.

Senna



Senna is a stimulant laxative, prescribed for constipation.

Trade Names :
Glaxenna
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Sodium Picosulphate



Sodium Picosulphate is a contact laxative, prescribed for constipation.

Trade Names :
Laxatab | Dyrset -Eze | SP -Lax | Laxicare Tab | Fecolax | Picobel | Laxsure (10 mg) | Picolax | Cremalax | Picloo
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Stool Softener



Stool Softener is a type of laxative, prescribed for constipation.

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