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Constipation

Infrequent or difficult evacuation of FECES. These symptoms are associated with a variety of causes, including low DIETARY FIBER intake, emotional or nervous disturbances, systemic and structural disorders, drug-induced aggravation, and infections.
Also Known As:
Colonic Inertia; Dyschezia
Networked: 5162 relevant articles (604 outcomes, 774 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Syndrome, Irritable Bowel)
2. Pain (Aches)
3. Nausea
4. Abdominal Pain (Pain, Abdominal)
5. Vomiting

Experts

1. Camilleri, Michael: 32 articles (08/2015 - 10/2004)
2. Camilleri, M: 26 articles (11/2015 - 01/2000)
3. Chey, William D: 20 articles (04/2015 - 08/2002)
4. Rao, Satish S C: 20 articles (09/2014 - 07/2005)
5. Zinsmeister, Alan R: 18 articles (04/2015 - 10/2004)
6. Hutson, John M: 16 articles (12/2015 - 12/2002)
7. Southwell, Bridget R: 16 articles (12/2015 - 10/2004)
8. Tack, Jan: 15 articles (03/2015 - 08/2002)
9. Kurtz, Caroline B: 15 articles (01/2015 - 09/2007)
10. Burton, Duane: 14 articles (04/2015 - 10/2004)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Constipation:
1. tegaserod (Zelnorm)FDA Link
2. Polyethylene Glycols (Polyethylene Glycol)FDA LinkGeneric
3. prucaloprideIBA
4. lubiprostoneFDA Link
5. Lactulose (Duphalac)FDA LinkGeneric
6. methylnaltrexoneFDA Link
7. linaclotideIBA
8. Naloxone (Narcan)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Cisapride (Propulsid)FDA Link
10. Morphine (MS Contin)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback)
2. Enema (Enemas)
3. Colectomy
4. Massage (Reflexology)
5. Aftercare (After-Treatment)