Pharmacological management of constipation

A. V. Emmanuel, J. Tack, E. M. Quigley, N. J. Talley

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Abstract

The approach of this review is to give a pragmatic approach to using laxatives, based on a combination of what is known about mechanism of action and the available literature on evidence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-54
Number of pages14
JournalNeurogastroenterology and Motility
Volume21
Issue numberSUPPL. 2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2009

Keywords

  • Laxatives
  • Opioids
  • Probiotics
  • Prokinetics
  • Serotonin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrine and Autonomic Systems
  • Gastroenterology
  • Physiology

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