Frequently asked questions about constipation

  • Constipation: basics and causes (7 posts)

    When does one speak of a chronic constipation? Can medications cause constipation? That's what this chapter is about.

  • Self-help and treatment (16 posts)

    How best to avoid constipation? How long should you take laxatives? Such questions are discussed in this chapter.

  • Problems with laxatives (7 posts)

    Can the colon get used to laxatives? What must be considered when taking laxatives? Such questions are discussed in this chapter.

  • Individual laxatives (3 contributions)

    How are the different laxatives different? How do they work? More in this chapter.

  • Macrogol (1 post)

    How fast does Macrogol work? What side effects can occur when you take Macrogol? That's what this chapter is about.

  • Prucalopride - Resolor (2 contributions)

    How does prucalopride work against constipation? When does the laxative come into consideration? And what side effects can cause Resolor? This medicine is in this chapter.