Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
Is docusate effective in the prevention and treatment of constipation?

Bottom line:
Docusate appears similar to placebo in increasing stool frequency and is inferior to other products for treating functional^ medication-induced^ or post-operative constipation.


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Publication Date: 2016-4-25
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 14:53:58