Medicines That Can Cause Constipation - Topic Overview
Many prescription and nonprescription medicines can cause
constipation. Examples include:
If you think that the constipation is caused by a medicine:
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For prescription medicines, call the doctor who prescribed it to see whether you or your child should stop taking the
medicine or take a different one. An appointment may not be
needed. For nonprescription medicines, stop using the medicine.
Call your doctor if you feel that you or your child still needs to take the
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
August 02, 2012
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