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Synonyms for constipation

irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels

the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)

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Constipation is extremely common, occurring in up to 20%-25% of the elderly population and 90% of patients treated with opioids.
Constipation due to organic aetiologies like mechanical obstruction, spinal cord injury (1), hypothyroidism, neurogenic disorders e.
7 million children experience constipation and more than 33% present with severe and/or chronic symptoms, which require referral to secondary care services.
It's thought that constipation is due to the relaxing effect of the pregnancy hormone progesterone on the intestine.
Chronic constipation carries significant costs to the health-care system and to individuals.
The term of constipation is used to describe the difficulty of individuals to defecate on a regular basis and/or do so infrequently or incompletely (3).
GOOFICE Tablet, which EA Pharma in-licensed from Albireo AB (Headquarters: Sweden), is a once-daily, orally available constipation treatment with a novel mechanism of action.
Constipation is fairly common in cats, and it is true that it is important to treat it fairly aggressively to prevent progression.
Constipation is a common condition defined as having fewer than three bowel movements a week.
Browse Opioid Induced Constipation Drugs Market by Dosage Form of Drugs (Solid, Semi-Solid, Liquid), and Drug Classes (Mu Opioid Receptor Antagonist, Chloride Channel Activator) and Forecast 2017-2021 at https://www.
United States-based Ironwood Pharmaceuticals has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for its 72 mcg dose of the company's LINZESS (linaclotide) intended for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation in adult patients, it was reported on Friday.
Disorders of colonic motility or megacolon--a distension of the colon--in serious and chronic constipation.
One may suffer through inflammation in piles if constipation stays for long time.