Constipation in Children Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

polyethylene glycol 3350 Polyethylene Glycol 3350

Polyethylene glycol 3350 is a laxative solution that increases the amount of water in the intestinal tract to stimulate bowel movements...learn more »

polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution Polyethylene Glycol Electrolyte Solution

Polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution is a laxative solution that increases the amount of water in the intestinal tract to stimulate bowel movements. This...learn more »

docusate Docusate

Docusate is a stool softener. It makes bowel movements softer and easier to pass...learn more »

psyllium Psyllium

Psyllium is a bulk-forming fiber laxative. Psyllium works by absorbing liquid in the intestines and swelling to create a softer, bulky stool that is easier t...learn more »

senna Senna

Senna is also known as Cassia senna, tinnevelly senna, Indian senna, Alexandrian senna, and Khartoum senna...learn more »

glycerin (rectal) Glycerin (rectal)

Glycerin rectal is used as a laxative. It works by causing the intestines to hold more water, which softens the stool...learn more »





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