Laxative vs Stool Softener for Bloating

Laxative
Stool Softener
Other name: Metamucil Metamucil
Other name: Colace Colace
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Bloating
1.2
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for Bloating
1.4
Concern level
2.0
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Constipation
Bloating
Method of use:
Pill
Method of use:
Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Laxatives (purgatives, aperients) are foods, compounds, or drugs taken to induce bowel movements or to loosen the Feces, most often taken to treat constipation. Certain stimulant, lubricant, and saline laxatives are used to evacuate the Col...
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Laxatives (purgatives, aperients) are foods, compounds, or drugs taken to induce bowel movements or to loosen the Feces, most often taken to treat constipation. Certain stimulant, lubricant, and saline laxatives are used to evacuate the Col...
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Top Concerns
Lax
Addiction
4
Depression
2
Cough
2
Dizziness
1
Contractions
1
Burning
1
Fainting
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Runny Nose
1
Acne
1
Top Concerns
Sto
Hemorrhoids
8
Spotting
3
Itching
3
Weight Gain
3
Dehydration
3
Cough
2
Numbness
2
Burning
2
Bruise
2
Depression
2
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Addiction
Lax
Sto
4
0
Depression
Lax
Sto
2
2
Cough
Lax
Sto
2
2
Dizziness
Lax
Sto
1
0
Contractions
Lax
Sto
1
0
Burning
Lax
Sto
1
2
Fainting
Lax
Sto
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Lax
Sto
1
0
Runny Nose
Lax
Sto
1
0
Acne
Lax
Sto
1
0
Hemorrhoids
Sto
Lax
8
0
Spotting
Sto
Lax
3
0
Itching
Sto
Lax
3
0
Weight Gain
Sto
Lax
3
0
Dehydration
Sto
Lax
3
0
Cough
Sto
Lax
2
2
Numbness
Sto
Lax
2
0
Burning
Sto
Lax
2
1
Bruise
Sto
Lax
2
0
Depression
Sto
Lax
2
2
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About Laxative
Laxatives (purgatives, aperients) are foods, compounds, or drugs taken to induce bowel movements or to loosen the Feces, most often taken to treat constipation. Certain stimulant, lubricant, and saline laxatives are used to evacuate the Col...
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Laxative
About Stool Softener
Laxatives (purgatives, aperients) are foods, compounds, or drugs taken to induce bowel movements or to loosen the Feces, most often taken to treat constipation. Certain stimulant, lubricant, and saline laxatives are used to evacuate the Col...
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Stool Softener
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