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Medication-Induced Constipation

Know the signs and treat the symptoms

Medication-induced constipation is caused by regularly taking certain commonly prescribed and over-the-counter medications. Although medication-induced constipation can be an uncomfortable condition, it's also entirely treatable. While you shouldn't stop taking your medication in attempt to reduce constipation, you can take other steps to relieve yourprescription bottle symptoms.

Medication-induced constipation is a very treatable condition. Our patient handout details commonly-prescribed and over-the-counter medications that could cause this side effect and offers advice how to manage your symptoms.

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