Which medications in the drug class Stool softeners are used in the treatment of Cerebral Aneurysms?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: David S Liebeskind, MD, FAAN, FAHA, FANA; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Stool softeners

These agents help in softening stools and minimizing straining.

Docusate sodium (Colace, Dialox, Surfak, Regulax, Sulfalax)

For patients who should avoid straining during defecation; allows incorporation of water and fat into stool, causing stool to soften.


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