Constipation

What is constipation?

Constipation is the infrequent and/or incomplete emptying of the bowel

 

Symptoms of constipation

 

Causes of constipation

 

Which drugs can cause constipation?

 

Treatment of constipation

1. Lifestyle factors

2. Drug treatment

 

Different types of laxative

1. Bulk -forming laxatives

2. Stimulant laxatives

3. Faecal softeners

4. Osmotic laxatives