Acute constipation is not defined by the frequency of bowel movements. A normal bowel movement can be three times daily up to three times a week. One speaks of constipation, when the bowel movement is less frequent than three times a week and is difficult.
Further is constipation marked by hard feces, pain during bowel movement, tension in the lower abdomen, and a bloated belly.
Most of the time, decreased bowel movement frequency is the consequence of a low fiber nutrition, not enough liquid intake, or a lack of exercise. In the elderly, all factors are often coming together.
For chronic constipation (e.g., in case of constipation-dominant irritable bowel syndrome) laxatives should not be used longer than 14 days without medical supervision.
Herbal medicine for constipation an bloating. The laxative can be taken short-term (1-2 weeks) or on while travelling for relief from acute constipation. Mild to stronger laxative effect. In addition, the digestive functions in the entire digestive tract are stimulated and flatulences are reduced.View product page
Disponible en pharmacie et en droguerie.
This is an approved drug. Read the package insert.