New information pack guides GPs on best practice management of constipation

Published by the Bowel Interest Group (BIG), the pack summarises key research on constipation and treatment options to provide a best practice pathway for general practice in simple diagrammatic form.

by Lisa Lytle
Stimulant laxatives such as senna are recommended second-line if bulk-forming laxatives are ineffective. | DR JOHN BRACKENBURY /SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Stimulant laxatives such as senna are recommended second-line if bulk-forming laxatives are ineffective. | DR JOHN BRACKENBURY /SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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