New warnings and restrictions for stimulant laxatives

The MHRA has issued new safety warnings, revised recommended ages for use and pack size restrictions for over-the-counter stimulant laxatives, to address the risks of excessive use.

by Chloe Harman
The safety of stimulant laxatives has been under review by the MHRA for many years following concerns relating to misuse and abuse. | GETTY IMAGES
The safety of stimulant laxatives has been under review by the MHRA for many years following concerns relating to misuse and abuse. | GETTY IMAGES

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