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Descriptor English:   Laxatives 
Descriptor Spanish:   Laxativos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Laxantes 
Synonyms English:   Bulk Laxatives
Laxatives, Bulk  
Tree Number:   D27.505.954.483.620
Definition English:   Agents that produce a soft formed stool, and relax and loosen the bowels, typically used over a protracted period, to relieve CONSTIPATION. 
See Related English:   Dietary Fiber
History Note English:   2008; use CATHARTICS 1963-2007 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AN analysis CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics HI history
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
Record Number:   52847 
Unique Identifier:   D054368 

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