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hegilelu's version from 2015-09-27 20:10

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Selective chloride channel activatorIncrease secretion of chloride ion
Lubiprostone (cc)Amitiza
Bowel evacuant (otc)Magnesium citrate
Common suppositoryBisacodyl - fleet laxative
Common enemaMineral oil- fleet
Magnesium hydroxideMilk of magnesia
Sodium biphosphateFleet- sodium
HyperosmolarUnabsorbable compound, stool softener
Glycerin(h)Fleet babylax
Polyethylene glycol(h)Miralax
Lactulose(h)Kristalose
Stimulant laxativeCause small intestine to propel rapidly
Common stimulantCastor oil
Bisacodyl (s)Dulcolax
Senna(s)Exlax
Emollient stool softenerProphylaxis, retains water and fat
Docusate sodium (e)Colace
Docusate calcium(e)Kaopectate
Hyperosmolar RXLactulose-CEPHULAC
Bulk formingBoth constipation and diarrhea
Methylcellulose (b)Citrucel
Calcium polycarbophil(b)Fibercon
Psyllium(b)Metamucil
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