What Helps Constipation Fast? Topic Guide

What Helps Constipation Fast? What Helps Constipation Fast?: Constipation is a change in bowel habits and can mean stools may be too hard or too small, difficult to pass, or infrequent (less than three times per week). A high-fiber diet with plenty of fluids can help cure constipation. Caffeine and over-the-counter medications may also help if the constipation is not severe or prolonged enough to see a doctor.

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plecanatide Plecanatide

Plecanatide works by activating certain substances within your intestines that help increase fluid secretion and muscle movement. Plecanatide also causes ch...learn more »

linaclotide Linaclotide

Linaclotide works by increasing the secretion of chloride and water in the intestines, which can soften stools and stimulate bowel movements...learn more »

lubiprostone Lubiprostone

Lubiprostone is used to treat chronic constipation, or constipation caused by opioid (narcotic) pain medicine...learn more »

bisacodyl and polyethylene glycol (PEG) 3350 with electrolytes Bisacodyl And Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) 3350 With Electrolytes

Bisacodyl and PEG-3350 is a laxative that stimulates bowel movements. This medication also contains potassium, sodium, and other minerals to replace electro...learn more »

bisacodyl Bisacodyl

Bisacodyl is a laxative that stimulates bowel movements...learn more »