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Laxative - Wikipedia

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Laxative (purgatives, aperients) are substances that loosen stools and increase bowel movements. They are used to treat and prevent constipation. Laxatives vary based on how they work and the side e...

Laxatives for Constipation: Treatments, Use, Safety - WebMD

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So it's important to understand how laxatives work and how to use them safely. ... Do not take mineral oil at the same time as other medications or supplements.

How Do Laxatives Work? - Medical News Today

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Mar 18, 2016 ... Learn all about laxatives and how they work, whether it be a food, compound, or medication which when consumed either induces bowel ...

How Do Laxatives Work for Constipation? - Global Healing Center

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Dec 20, 2012 ... Laxatives are the most common remedies for constipation relief. Learn about the different types of laxatives and how they work.

Laxatives | Health | Patient

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Bulk-forming laxatives are sometimes called fibre ... Osmotic laxatives work by increasing the amount of fluid in the large ...

Over-the-counter laxatives for constipation: Use with caution - Mayo ...

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Jun 6, 2014 ... Learn how over-the-counter laxatives relieve constipation and which are safe to use. ... Laxatives work in different ways, and the effectiveness of each laxative type ... Mayo Clinic does not endorse companies or products.

Laxatives – Types, Abuse & Side Effects | Everyday Health

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Oct 16, 2015 ... Laxatives are drugs that relieve constipation by loosening stools or ... They typically take 12 to 72 hours to work. ... How Do Laxatives Work?

All About Laxatives | Everyday Health

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Jan 20, 2012 ... Laxatives are common constipation remedies, but they do need to be used with ... Find out about different types of laxatives and how they work.

7 Foods that Make the Best Natural Laxatives - Dr. Axe

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How Do Laxatives Work? When someone has a normal bowel movement, the stool is formed by the absorption of waste, unwanted nutrients, electrolytes and ...