bulk laxative


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bulk-forming laxative

Any laxative—e.g., psyllium, calcium polycarbophil, methylcellulose—which absorbs water and expands, increasing stool volume, facilitating passage of stools and increasing motility.

bulk laxative

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Psyllium, a fiber extract from the psyllium seed rich in soluble fiber, is widely used in bulk laxatives.