Chronic Constipation

CC is a condition that causes bowel straining, hard stools, painful bowel movements, and a feeling like you cannot get everything out. Management of CC can be complex and the best treatment depends on many factors. People with CC need to have an informed discussion with their doctor to develop an effective treatment plan.

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  • FDA-Approved CC Therapies

    • Amitiza®

      lubiprostone

      Amitiza can help reduce constipation symptoms in people with CC. It works by promoting fluid secretion into the intestines to aid in passing of stool.

      http://www.amitiza.com

    • Linzess®

      linaclotide

      Linzess can reduce constipation symptoms in people with CC. It works by promoting fluid secretion into the intestines to aid in passing of stool.

      http://www.linzess.com

    • Trulance®

      plecanatide

      Trulance can reduce constipation symptoms in people with CC. It works by promoting fluid secretion into the intestines to aid in passing of stool.

      https://www.trulance.com

  • Other CC Therapies

    • Fiber supplements

      Fiber supplements can help reduce constipation symptoms in people with CC. Fiber helps keep fluid in the intestines to soften stools.

    • Lactulose

      Lactulose can help reduce constipation symptoms in people with CC. It is a laxative that draws fluid into the intestines to soften stools.

    • Miralax®

      polyethylene glycol

      Miralax can help reduce constipation symptoms in people with CC. It works by drawing fluid into the intestines to help with passage of stool.

      http://www.miralax.com

    • Resolor®

      prucalopride

      Resolor can help reduce constipation symptoms in people with CC. It works by speeding up bowel movements.

    • Sodium picosulfate and bisacodyl

      Sodium picosulfate and bisacodyl can help reduce constipation symptoms in people with CC. It works by speeding up bowel movements.