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Antonyms for constipated

have difficult or incomplete or infrequent evacuation of the bowels

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Supportive care products such as Movantik can lessen the constipating side effects of opioids, said Julie Beitz, M.
Based on results from a survey in the UK, it is likely that more than 50% of older people are taking medications that could be constipating (23), and therefore to exclude them would mean that we would not know whether changes in diet would be effective for a large proportion of the population.
Laxative use is common among community-dwelling elderly people but is not associated with use of constipating drugs, Christine Ruby, Pharm.
Laxative use is common among community-dwelling elderly individuals, but it's not associated with taking constipating medications, Christine Ruby, Pharm.
But even premenopausal women should know that iron can be constipating, usually only at doses higher than the USRDA.
Unless she is on a special diet, you can increase the amount of fiber in her diet by increasing fruits and vegetables and decreasing the more constipating foods such as dairy products.
Codeine and other narcotics also can be constipating.