in Concise Medical Dictionary
January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 39 words.
a stimulant *laxative that acts on the large intestine to cause reflex movement and bowel evacuation. Bisacodyl is administered
Laxative Poisoning: Toxicological Analysis of Bisacodyl and Its Metabolite in Urine, Serum, and Stool
in Journal of Analytical Toxicology
July 1998; p ublished online July 1998 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 0 words.
An 11-year-old boy was hospitalized because of severe diarrhea (over 5 L/day). The child survived; however, the diarrhea continued while he was given intravenous fluids and his electrolyte...
Phenolphthalein and Bisacodyl: Assessment of Genotoxic and Carcinogenic Responses in Heterozygous p53 (+/−) Mice and Syrian Hamster Embryo (SHE) Assay
in Toxicological Sciences
April 2006; p ublished online December 2005 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 6976 words.
Phenolphthalein (800 and 2400 mg/kg/day by gavage and 2400 mg/kg/day by diet) and bisacodyl (800–500, 4000–2000, and 8000 mg/kg/day by gavage) were administered to 15 male and 15 female and...
Dietary potassium and laxatives as regulators of colonic potassium secretion in end‐stage renal disease
in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
February 2003; p ublished online February 2003 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 3762 words.
Background. In end‐stage renal disease (ESRD), colonic potassium (K+) secretion increases as renal K+ excretion declines. The nature of this adaptive process is poorly...