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CONSTIPATION IN CHILDREN

Constipation is a delay or difficulty in bowel movement persisting for ≥2 weeks.
It is a common digestive problem, not a disease, and usually not serious caused by changes in diet and early toilet training.
Constipation in children generally first happens in the toddler stage, between ages 2 and 4 years, with studies showing variation in gender-specific prevalence.
Functional constipation is  the one that cannot be explained by any anatomical, physiological, radiological or histological abnormalities.
Organic constipation is with identifiable physiological or organic cause.
Chronic constipation is the constipation that lasts for >8 weeks.

Constipation in Children Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Chronic constipation; pre-coma & coma hepaticum.

Agiolax
plantago ovata husks + plantago seeds + sennosides

Indication: Traditionally used for constipation.

Indication: Relief of constipation & helps in stool softening. Hepatic encephalopathy.

Indication: Constipation. Prep of diagnostic procedures in pre- & post-op treatment & in conditions which require ...

Indication: Relief of constipation eg, constipation in pregnancy & maintenance of regularity. Bowel function managemen...

Indication: Constipation, hepatic encephalopathy.

Indication: Constipation & portal systemic encephalopathy.

PyloBalance
lactobacillus reuteri

Indication: Health supplement for H pylori control.

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