What is the role of lubricants and laxatives in the treatment of acute and chronic constipation?

Updated: Jul 05, 2019
  • Author: Marc D Basson, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

Rapidly acting lubricants and laxatives, including over-the-counter products, are often used to treat acute and chronic constipation.


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