Constipation Advice

Constipation a drug-related problem

constipation when you are on medication When you are ill you may get constipation, due to:

    the illness itself
    stress and anxiety about your health
    not eating or drinking enough
    a side-effect of medication (for example, opiate analgesics, anticholinergics such as drugs for Parkinsons disease, supplements such as iron, and some antidepressants)

You should not be afraid to seek help from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist as there are many types of constipation remedies available and some are based on natural ingredients.

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