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Our team has curated mobile apps, clinical trials, medicines, and supplements for constipation so you know what resources to trust.

Mobile Apps

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My Water Balance

My Water Balance is an app that reminds users to drink water through a fun, easy-to-use interface. Reviewers tend to prefer…

Daily Water – Drink Reminder

Daily Water’s primary goal is to remind users to drink water to stay hydrated and maintain their metabolism. The makers…

Fast FODMAP Lookup & Learn

Fast FODMAP Lookup & Learn is an upgraded version of a similar Monash University app. Before a user eats, they can input…

Toilet Diary

Toilet Diary can be used to track bowel movements to ensure regularity. The app can also assist a user in determining if…

PoopLog

PoopLog functions as the name suggests. It is a log where users can track their bowel movement and notice irregularities. You…

My GIHealth Tracker

My GiHealth Tracker is an app that mostly teaches users about the causes of GI problems. While treatment suggestions are…

Constipation Management

Constipation Management is a comprehensive guide for people who deal with frequent constipation. You can locate many…

Clinical Trials

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Efficacy and Safety of SYN-010 in IBS-C

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is holding a clinical trial on the effectiveness of SYN-010 in the treatment of…

Linaclotide Safety and Efficacy in 2 to 5-Year-Olds

Allergen and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc. are holding a clinical trial on the effectiveness of the drug…

Efficacy of Psychological Therapies in Patients With Functional Bowel Disorders

Indiana University is holding a clinical trial that analyzes the numerous factors that may contribute to functional…

Low FODMAP Plus PEG 3350 for the Treatment of Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome-Constipation

The University of Michigan is testing the effectiveness of PEG 3350 (Miralax) and low FODMAP diet for people with…

Microbiome Analysis of Constipated Versus Non-Constipated Patients

This study uses HyGieaCare and biological microbiome therapy in an attempt to provide relief for people with…

Transcutaneous Electrical Acupoint Stimulation for Chronic Constipation

The University of California, Los Angeles, is studying transcutaneous…

Use of a Squatting Assist Device in Patients With Constipation

Western style toilets require a person to sit on the toilet instead of a squatting position, usually required in…

Be sure to consult your physician before taking any medicine or supplement for constipation.

Medicines and Supplements

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Stool Softeners

Stool softeners are used on a short-term basis to relieve constipation by people who should avoid straining during bowel movements because of heart conditions,…

Fiber Supplements

Fiber helps make stool (or feces) soft so that it moves smoothly through your colon. Soluble fiber dissolves in water and is found in beans, fruit, and oat products.…

Prucalopride

Prucalopride is used to treat chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC; difficult or infrequent passage of stools that lasts for 3 months or longer and is not caused by…

Linaclotide

Linaclotide is used in adults to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C; a condition that causes stomach pain or cramps, bloating, and infrequent or…

Lubiprostone

Lubiprostone is used to relieve stomach pain, bloating, and straining and produce softer and more frequent bowel movements in people who have chronic idiopathic…

Featured Experts

Eugene Trowers, MD, MPH, FACP

Gastroenterologist

1501 N. Campbell Avenue | PO Box 245017 | Tucson, Arizona 85724

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