home > digestion center > digestion a-z list > constipation index Constipation ConstipationRelated Medications « Back to Constipation Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity bisacodyl (Dulcolax, Correctol, Bisacolax, Bisac-Evac, Alophen, Fleet Bisacodyl, Feen-A-Mint) bisacodyl suppository and enema (Dulcolax, Biscolax, Bisac-Evac, Fleet Enema, Laxative) bulk-forming laxatives - oral docusate (Correctol, Colace, Dulcolax, Phillips Liquid-Gels, and many others) dong quai (Angelica sinensis, Chinese Angelica, Tang Kuei, Tan Kue Bai Zhi, Tanggwi, Toki) flaxseed (linum usitatissimum) - oral glycerin (Fleet Suppository, Pedia-Lax Suppository, Colace Suppository) iron w/stool softener sustained-release - oral irritant or stimulant laxatives - oral lactulose (Constulose, Enulose, Generlac, Cholac, Constilac) linaclotide (Linzess) lubiprostone, Amitiza magnesium citrate (Citrate of Magnesia, Citroma) magnesium hydroxide - oral polycarbophil - oral, Equalactin, Konsyl Fiber Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) and Electrolytes polyethylene glycol 3350 (Miralax, Glycolax) senna (sennosides; Senokot, Senokot EXTRA and others) senna-rectal, Senokot sorbitol (Ora-Sweet SF, PCCA Sweet-SF, PCCA Syrup Vehicle, PCCA-Plus, Numoisyn) stool softeners/stimulant combination laxatives - oral tegaserod, Zelnorm Turnera diffusa (Damiana) Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically magnesium citrate (Citrate of Magnesia, Citroma) polyethylene glycol 3350 (Miralax, Glycolax) lactulose (Constulose, Enulose, Generlac, Cholac, Constilac) sorbitol (Ora-Sweet SF, PCCA Sweet-SF, PCCA Syrup Vehicle, PCCA-Plus, Numoisyn) senna (sennosides; Senokot, Senokot EXTRA and others) bisacodyl (Dulcolax, Correctol, Bisacolax, Bisac-Evac, Alophen, Fleet Bisacodyl, Feen-A-Mint) docusate (Correctol, Colace, Dulcolax, Phillips Liquid-Gels, and many others) linaclotide (Linzess) bulk-forming laxatives - oral bisacodyl suppository and enema (Dulcolax, Biscolax, Bisac-Evac, Fleet Enema, Laxative) dong quai (Angelica sinensis, Chinese Angelica, Tang Kuei, Tan Kue Bai Zhi, Tanggwi, Toki) glycerin (Fleet Suppository, Pedia-Lax Suppository, Colace Suppository) magnesium hydroxide - oral stool softeners/stimulant combination laxatives - oral irritant or stimulant laxatives - oral lubiprostone, Amitiza iron w/stool softener sustained-release - oral senna-rectal, Senokot flaxseed (linum usitatissimum) - oral Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) and Electrolytes tegaserod, Zelnorm Turnera diffusa (Damiana) polycarbophil - oral, Equalactin, Konsyl Fiber Suggested Reading on Constipation by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 47 articles Stool Color, Changes in Color, Texture, and Form Stool color changes can very from green, Blood in the Stool (Rectal Bleeding) Rectal bleeding (hematochezia) refers to the passage of bright red blood from the anus. 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