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Gastro Drugs
 
 

Antiemetics

Gastric Secretion Modulators

Laxatives

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Medications

 
 

Stool Softeners

 
 
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    Oral
    Docusate Sodium
    Coloxyl 
     
    Generally combined with Senna

Overview

    • Mechanism of Action

    • Act as a surfactant that increase fluid penetration into faeces, resulting in softening of the stool.

Clinical Use

    • Indication

    • Constipation.
    • Adverse Effects

    • Abdo pain
    • Diarrhoea
 
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The information in this section has been adapted in part from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Association website's repository of product information documents, which are available at https://www.ebs.tga.gov.au/ebs/picmi/picmirepository.nsf/PICMI.
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