polycarbophil - oral, Equalactin, Konsyl Fiber
GENERIC NAME: POLYCARBOPHIL - ORAL (POL-ee-KAR-boe-fil)
BRAND NAME(S): Equalactin, Konsyl Fiber
USES: Polycarbophil is used to treat constipation. It is known as a bulk-forming laxative. It increases the bulk in your stool, an effect that helps to cause movement of the intestines. It also works by increasing the amount of water in the stool, making the stool softer and easier to pass.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This drug may also be used to help relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome or diarrhea.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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