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bisacodyl

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

(bis-ak-oh-dil)

a stimulant laxative that acts on the large intestine to cause reflex movement and bowel evacuation. It is administered by mouth or in a suppository. Trade name:....

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bisacodyl

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 39 words.

n. a stimulant *laxative that acts on the large intestine to cause reflex movement and bowel evacuation. Bisacodyl is

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bisacodyl <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin.

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

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bisacodyl

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

(bis-ak-oh-dil)

a stimulant laxative that acts on the large intestine to cause reflex movement and bowel evacuation. It is administered by mouth or in a suppository. Trade name:....

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bisacodyl <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 31 words.

a stimulant laxative that acts on the large intestine to cause reflex movement and bowel evacuation. It is administered by

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bisacodyl <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 31 words.

a stimulant laxative that acts on the large intestine to cause reflex movement and bowel evacuation. It is administered by

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bisacodyl <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 31 words.

a stimulant laxative that acts on the large intestine to cause reflex movement and bowel evacuation. It is administered by

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Laxative Poisoning: Toxicological Analysis of Bisacodyl and Its Metabolite in Urine, Serum, and Stool

Keiko Kudo, Chiaki Miyazaki, Ryo Kadoya, Tohru Imamura, Narumi Jitsufuchi and Noriaki Ikeda.

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...

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Phenolphthalein and Bisacodyl: Assessment of Genotoxic and Carcinogenic Responses in Heterozygous p53 (+/−) Mice and Syrian Hamster Embryo (SHE) Assay

R. E. Stoll, K. T. Blanchard, J. H. Stoltz, J. B. Majeska, S. Furst, P. D. Lilly and J. H. Mennear.

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...

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laxative, secretory

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Compounds that cause increased fluid and electrolyte secretion into the intestinal lumen, including castor oil (the active ingredient is ricinoleic acid) and a variety of anthroquinone...

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laxative

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. a drug used to stimulate or increase the frequency of bowel evacuation (also called a cathartic or purgative), or to encourage the passage of a softer or bulkier stool. The...

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