Classification of laxatives

Laxatives differ in method and mechanism of action.Some of them encourage the intestines to increase the evacuation operation, providing exciting effect on the nerve endings of the mucous membrane.This group of laxatives are of natural origin means: castor oil "Plantex" or buckthorn bark and artificial drugs, for example, "bisacodyl."

very important stage of digestion that occurs in the intestine - is the absorption of water from the liquid stool weight.The next group of laxatives prevents its absorption.The mass of feces increases, stimulates the intestines and causes it to defecate.Such means include: magnesium, Glauber's salt, and magnesium sulfate.

next category laxatives do not affect the condition of the intestine, and the physical characteristics of stool.For example, in the use of seawe
ed amount of feces increases, thanks to the agar-agar containing it.That action has the means, "Macrogol" and "Laktonoza."

There are a combination of drugs that exhibit a strong laxative effect.These include: "Izaman", "Normakol" and "Regulaks."

All laxatives are distinguished by the intensity of the impact on the body.The cure depends primarily on the purpose of use.There pronosnye laxatives are used to pre-clean the bowel, "Sorbitol" and "glucitol".These laxatives are used and before starvation.

Another group of drugs effective in the treatment of constipation, increases motor activity of the intestine and stimulates the removal of feces, "Cisapride" and "Tegaserod."

prevent constipation

Very often, chronic constipation caused by diseases of the digestive system and gastrointestinal tract.Before you use drugs, you can try to improve the situation with the following recommendations:
- after waking up thirty to forty minutes before breakfast drink one or two glasses of water at room temperature.Using this procedure, the stomach is cleared and starts the process of digestion;
- spend massaging the abdomen.

active lifestyle, a healthy diet, the presence in the diet of large amounts of raw fruits and vegetables will improve bowel movements and prevent constipation.If treatment requires the use of drugs, you must first consult with a specialist.