Treatment for Constipation

Written by Dr.Md.Redwanul Huq (Masum)
Monday, 20 June 2011 15:33

[HINTS: Contd-To be continued, M- Month, ±M- Before or After Meal, AM- After Meal, ½HBM- ½ Hour Before Meal,W- Week, D-Day.2HAM- 2 Hour After Meal,bid-Twice daily, tid-Three times daily,qid-Four times daily.]

Treatment for constipation is given below-

1.Ispaghula Husk Sachet(3.5mg)
-One sachet in 1 glass water (AM) —– 1W or more.

2.Syp. Lactulose
3 tsf (AM)- bid/tid ————————– 1 W or more.
Susp. Magnesium Hydroxide
3 tsf (AM)- bid/tid ————————– 1 W or more.

3.Tab.Bisacodyl (5mg)
1/2/3 tab –  at night (AM) —- 3 D & SOS.

4.Glycerine Suppository
– 1-4 sticks – P/R —-SOS.

To know and give advice to your patient about Lifestyle and Dietary modification in Constipation click here.

To know the Generic and Trade names of the above mentioned drugs and their available formulations in Bangladesh click here.

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