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Are Osmotic Laxatives Safe?

This Clinical Corner article discusses the safety of osmotic laxatives, as well as offering insight into how these products function and how to determine what dosing regimine to use.

Topics: Clinical Corner, Constipation, difficult to pass stools, Fact Sheet, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Motility

About the Author

  • Arnold Wald, MD, MACG

    Professor of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

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